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JDRF International 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 09, 2021 Next
Award Notification Feb 21, 2022
Earliest Start Apr 01, 2022

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 which is open to global applicants. 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. The fellowship program encourages a combination of clinical diabetes care and diabetes 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 is a combination of clinical diabetes care and diabetes research. The duration of the postdoctoral fellowship can be up to 2 years, with a start date in the spring of 2022.