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UGA College of Education grad student receives Minority Fellowship from APA

Candice Crowell

Athens, Ga. – University of Georgia College of Education graduate student Candice Crowell has received a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Psychological Association.

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. Crowell’s adviser, Edward Delgado-Romero, a professor in the department of counseling and human development services, will serve as her mentor in this APA Minority Fellowship Program.

The fellowship includes funding that covers her tuition, as well as a stipend of $22,000 for the academic year. It also provides funding 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 master’s degrees in professional counseling and English education from Georgia State University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Spelman College.