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Grad student gets mental health and substance abuse services fellowship

Candice Crowell, a graduate student in the College of Education, has received a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Psychological

Crowell, of Atlanta, is a third-year doctoral student in counseling psychology whose research focuses on African-American male sexuality education. Her dissertation will qualitatively investigate sexual health among heterosexual black men of Caribbean descent.

The fellowship includes funding that covers her tuition as well as a stipend of $22,000 for the academic year. It also provides funds to attend the 2013 APA convention July 31-Aug. 4 in Honolulu, where she will participate in professional development workshops and present a research poster.

Crowell received a master’s degree in professional counseling and a master’s degree in English education from Georgia State University as well as a bachelor’s degree in English from Spelman College.