News: 2017 Call for Proposals – Emerging Scholars Fellowship

Posted October 24, 2016

The Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship is currently seeking proposals for unique and thought-provoking research or creative projects related to mental health!


About the Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship: It is a program that aims to expand the body of literature, creative expression, and discourse devoted to mental health with a particular emphasis on issues relevant to young adult communities. The Fellowship program encourages creativity in the development of a project that reflects interest in behavioral health issues; a wide range of project types are likely to receive funding. Emerging Scholars will be awarded a $1,000 stipend to support their work and may apply for an additional $250 in reimbursement for material expenses.


2017 Call for Proposals: Project proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until 9:00pm ET on Sunday, December 11, 2016. Preference will be given to early submissions. Please download the 2017 Call for Proposals online at Completed proposals must be attached and submitted using our online form, also on the website. All applicants will be notified by January 10. The Emerging Scholars Fellowship encourages proposals from all interested currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students and is dedicated to maximizing diversity within the Scholar network.


For more information, email Emily Armstrong, Program Coordinator, at or visit


The Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship, generously supported by the Scattergood Foundation for Behavioral Health, provides an opportunity for students to complete funded, independent mental health projects and to be connected with a network of young scholars and national experts in the field of behavioral health.