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Mental Health Occupational Therapy Fellowship Application

Application Instructions

Fill out all fields. Refer to the fellowship program website for due dates and to submit application payment. Candidates will be notified of decisions via email. Interviews of selected candidates will be completed onsite at The Johns Hopkins Hospital campus in Baltimore, MD. If you have any questions regarding the application, please reach out to the Fellowship Director at

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Minimum Requirements
Please indicate that you fulfill the minimum requirements to apply for the Fellowship. NOTE: if you select "No" for any of the below, you are ineligible to apply for the Fellowship at this time.
Completion of a Bachelor of Science, Master’s Degree or Doctorate from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program*
Occupational Therapy Licensure in the State of Maryland*
Current AHA CPR certification*
Active AOTA Membership*

Application Information
Contact Information

Career Statement
Please upload your response: The career statement should be typed and double-spaced. Please use the following questions, as they relate to your clinical/academic circumstances, to assist in the preparation of your career statement.
(1) Why have you chosen to apply to the mental health fellowship program at Johns Hopkins?
(2) What experience do you have working with individuals with mental health diagnoses?
(3) What is your area of clinical interest or practice area?
(4) What are your professional goals or objectives?
(5) How do you plan to accomplish these goals?
(6) How do you believe this program will facilitate the accomplishment of your professional goals?
(7) By achievement of your professional goals, how do you feel you may contribute to the field of occupational therapy in mental health?
(8) What challenges do you anticipate with your involvement in the fellowship program?

Professional Resume/CV
Please upload a current copy of your professional resume/CV.

Letters of Recommendation
Please download and give the letter of recommendation request form to three individuals who would be willing to comment on your abilities. We strongly suggest that you include individuals who are able to comment on your academic and clinical abilities. Ex. former supervisor/instructor from an accredited occupational therapy program and/or a physician or therapist that has worked with you in the past. Each reference will submit the request form and their letter of recommendation directly to the Fellowship Coordinator via email.
Reference 1
Reference 2
Reference 3

I hereby certify that the information in my application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that a false statement may disqualify me from the Fellowship selection process.
A copy of your application will be emailed to you upon submission.

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