Candidates who have earned have a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program have an excellent chance. The Dolce Postgraduate Fellowship at IONA College Counselling Center is a paid fellowship that may be done as a full time, 12-month appointment, or as a two-year part-time appointment. New graduates of doctoral programs in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and School or Clinical Psychology and of Master’s program in Mental Health Counseling are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The Dolce Postgraduate Fellowship’s mission is to prepare fellows for a career in clinical psychology and to practice in a manner that is informed by the Mission of Iona College to foster opportunity, justice and the liberating power of education” in a context of “intellectual inquiry, community engagement, and appreciation for diversity. It aims to provide a broad range of clinical experiences, preparing fellows to serve as assets in any treatment setting. The fellowship develops and delivers comprehensive outreach programs to students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), enhancing the commitment of Iona College to maximize their opportunities for success.
Iona’s unique location offers the best of both worlds. Their New Rochelle campus provides a comfortable, intimate learning environment. The Dolce Postgraduate Fellowship offers the opportunity to expand the breadth of their clinical skills while earning the necessary supervised hours toward New York State licensure. In a caring, balanced environment, Fellows deliver individual counseling services addressing a broad range of clinical needs, with group and outreach work explicitly focused on students with neuroatypical conditions, including Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Here is the table to give you the glance of every detail about the fellowship:
|Educational Level||Doctorate student|
|Amount||Stipend and other benefits|
|Number of Awards||Not defined|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Requirement||Application, CV, Transcript|
Who May Be Eligible?
Here are the eligibility requirements you need to follow for this fellowship:
- Applicants must have earned a doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program. Or they should have made a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from a New York State accredited program; or that they are on track to complete their degree before beginning the fellowship.
- Candidates with ABD status will be considered if they possess significant experience working clinically with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience working clinically with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and/or in a college counseling center setting.
- Experience working with multicultural populations, and/or clinical training in multicultural counseling, is highly desirable.
How to Apply
Only the eligible candidates should apply for the fellowship. To apply, candidates should submit a CV, letter of interest, current graduate transcript, and other materials to Brielle Stark Adler, Ph.D. director, IONA College Counseling center at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fellows should ensure they provide all the needed information and materials with caution to be considered for the fellowship.
Materials verifying your eligibility is needed.
CV, letter of interest, current graduate Transcript, and documentation of readiness from the academic program should be submitted.
The fellowship offers a competitive stipend and benefits. The Dolce Postgraduate Fellowship provides an opportunity to expand the breadth of their clinical skills while earning the necessary supervised hours toward New York State licensure. The fellowship gives students enough of real work experience to do better in their careers after completion of their academics.
Applications for this scholarship are open.