Who is eligible to apply...
Grants are awarded to public or private nonprofit institutions and organizations, and State and local government agencies for training relevant to mental health service priorities in the mental health disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, social work, psychiatric nursing, marriage and family therapy and in specialized areas of high priority and need such as State manpower development projects; and for State mental health agencies to plan, implement, and evaluate systems for mental health services manpower development. Trainees in psychology, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, social work, or marriage and family therapy unless training program is of limited duration or experimental nature, will be subject to payback requirements of Section 303 of the PHS Act.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For other grantees, costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulation 45 CFR, Part 74, Subpart Q.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.