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JDRF Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program

Deadlines are 5:00 PM (Eastern). No extensions will be granted.


Milestone Date Status
Letter of Intent N/A
Application Nov 14, 2022 Passed
Award Notification Feb 20, 2023 Next
Earliest Start Apr 01, 2023

Background & Purpose

To increase capacity in type 1 diabetes related clinical psychology and type 1 diabetes related psychology research, JDRF has created a Diabetes Psychology Fellowship program. The applicant is required to work with a mentor who can provide a training environment conducive to a career in type 1 diabetes-relevant psychosocial research. At the time of activating the award, the applicant must have a doctoral degree (PhD, PsyD, MD), or the equivalent from an accredited institution and must not be simultaneously serving an internship or residency.

Program Description

The JDRF psychosocial fellowship program encourages diabetes psychology research work or a combination of clinical psychological diabetes work and diabetes psychology research. The duration of the postdoctoral fellowship can be up to 2 years, with a start date in the spring/summer of 2023.