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Eligibility


All Fellow applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria listed below. Graduates and Students who are bi-lingual and/or reflect the population served by a community health center (CHC) (e.g., languages spoken, lived experience in urban or rural underserved communities) are strongly encouraged to apply. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program is open to the following:

  • Graduates who have completed a PMHNP program are registered nurses licensed in Massachusetts in good standing who are also board certified as a PMHNP and hold an APRN license in Massachusetts OR who are eligible and will soon sit for board certification as a PMHNP and then receive an APRN license in Massachusetts once they have passed the PMHNP national certification exam. While anyone who has completed a PMHNP program is eligible to apply, priority is given to those who have graduated from a PMHNP program within 18 months of July 1, 2023 or are bilingual and/or reflect the population served.

  • Student registered nurses enrolled in a PMHNP program who have approval from their school’s program director or coordinator to pursue this placement.