Mentor-Facilitated Training Award Application

The Mentor-Facilitated Training (MFT) award aims to support the development of dedicated, qualified clinicians and champions who wish to develop expertise in substance use disorder (SUD) education through a one-year sponsored project and mentorship. Projects are developed to disseminate existing research on SUD screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, or management.


To be considered for the award, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • The applicant must be enrolled in health care professional training or a trainee in an approved clinical residency or a clinical fellowship training program.
  • Applicants must not have a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research fellowship, an NIH research award, or a NIH career development award.
  • Previous MFT awardees are not eligible to receive another award.

Mentor-Facilitated Training Award (2024)

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Project Description

Please ensure that you have completed all sections of the application form and attached the supporting documents before submitting your application.

Sponsoring organizations will evaluate applications with researchers, program managers, and clinicians with experience in disseminating findings from the field of SUD. Each application will be assessed on the following criteria:

  1. Qualifications of the Applicant: The applicant’s background, experiences, and qualifications.
  2. Qualifications of the Mentor: The mentor’s expertise, experience, and commitment to supporting the applicant.
  3. Merit of the Training Plan and Project: The overall quality and viability of the proposed training plan and project.
  4. Budget Adequacy: The capacity to meet the objectives outlined in the application.
  5. Institutional Support: The commitment and willingness of the applicant’s institution to provide facilities and support to complete the project as described.

If you have other questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact your sponsoring institution or email ctnmftapplications@bizzellus.com for support. Best of luck with your application!