Minority Fellowship Program

The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) offers a variety of trainings and financial help to graduate students pursuing their master’s and doctorate degrees in marriage and family therapy. If you would like to take part in this amazing opportunity, applications for the 2017-18 year are now CLOSED!




Strengthening Families Together

The AAMFT Research & Education Foundation is proud to introduce the Annual Appeal " Strengthening Families Together". The Annual Appeal gives the broader membership the opportunity to invest in the future of the MFT profession by expanding the Foundation's support of research, education, and advocacy. Get Involved Today!

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Award Nominations

The Call for Awards Nominations appears in the September/October Family Therapy Magazine and the deadline for submitting applications is the end of January of each year. We invite you to nominate or apply for the award(s) described. Award recipients will be announced during the summer.

The AAMFT Annual Conference registration fee will be waived for all award recipients. All award recipients must be members of AAMFT.


Our Mission

The AAMFT Research and Education Foundation exists to fund systemic and relational research, scholarship, and education in an effort to support and enhance the practice of systemic and relational therapies; advance the health care continuum; and improve client outcomes.

Minority Fellowship Program

The Minority Fellowhisp Program supports the training of culturally competent mental health and substance abuse researchers and practitioners.


Help support the AAMFT Foundation in addressing criticial initiatives, producing better outcomes and build stronger families.