Project ASPIRE

Advancing School Psychology Innovative Training to Recruit Equity-Focused Practitioners

What is Project ASPIRE?

A new grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education titled Project ASPIRE will fund three groups of students that begin their studies in fall 2023, 2024 and 2025. Awardees selected for this program must be passionate about equity-focused mental health and be students in the 100-credit-hour, American Psychological Association-accredited, School Psychology doctoral program at the University of Colorado Denver. Prospective students apply the year before they hope to start the program.

Learn more about the program

Project ASPIRE Funding Includes:

  • tuition support
  • a monthly living stipend
  • funding for incidental costs
  • professional development


  • Must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Passionate about equity-focused mental health access for bilingual, preschool, and economically disadvantaged student populations
  • The GRE is not required for admission
  • The program requires students to be in person for courses and fieldwork.
Applications open on July 1 and close on Nov. 15 each year. Apply for free using the promo code SEHDGRAD.
For questions and more information please contact:
Dr. Rachel Stein -

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