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Grants and Award Opportunities

  1. Student & Postdoctoral Travel Awards Program for Completed Research
    The Division of Adult Development and Aging is sponsoring a series of awards for student and post-doctoral research.
    Deadlines: November 16, 2015; November 16, 2016
  2. Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (NIH)
    Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world.
    Deadlines: March 1, 2016; March 1, 2017
  3. Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award for Parkinson’s Disease Research
    The Walter G. McMillen Memorial award is designed to encourage graduate student’s interest in research on Parkinson’s disease.
    Deadline: March 15, 2016
  4. Visionary Grants
    Up to $20,000 to seed innovation through supporting research, education, and intervention projects and programs.
    Deadline: April 1, 2016
  5. The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants
    $1,000 to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs.
    Deadline: April 1, 2016
  6. APA Student Travel Award|
    Program to help psychology graduate students travel to the annual APA convention to present their research.
    Deadline: April 1, 2016
  7. APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student In Professional Psychology
    Honor a graduate student demonstrating outstanding practice and application of psychology in working with an undeserved population.
    Deadlines: June 1, 2016; June 1, 2017
  8. Best Student Research Competition
    This competition highlights outstanding contributions made by graduate students to the growing field of occupational health psychology.
  9. Patrick H. DeLeon Prize for Outstanding Student Contribution to the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy
    Awarded on the basis of a paper on the subject of psychopharmacology or the advancement of the prescriptive authority movement.
  10. Predoctoral Fellowship in Gender, Sexuality and Health
    The Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health will offer a predoctoral fellowship in gender, sexuality and health to a PhD applicant entering in the fall of 2015.
  11. Minority International Research Training Grant in the Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences
    Support the ability of U.S. academic institutions to offer short-term international training opportunities in health disparities research for undergraduate and graduate students in the health professions who are from health disparity populations and/or are underrepresented in basic science, biomedical, clinical or behavioral health research career fields.
  12. Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research and Summer Research Fellowship Program
    Offers students the unique opportunity to join one of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ research laboratories for a minimum of 8 weeks beginning in May through September.
  13. National Cancer Institute: Behavioral Research Program
    BRP initiates, supports and evaluates a comprehensive program of research ranging from basic behavioral research to the development, testing, and dissemination of interventions in areas such as tobacco use, screening, dietary behavior and sun protection.
  14. Prevention Research Centers Minority Fellowship
    Fellows in this program are mentored by academic researchers and community participants as they conduct research with the PRC’s partnering community.
  15. AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation
    This program supports research undertaken as part of an academic program to qualify for a doctorate.
  16. Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
    Funding promoting the spread of trained psychologists across several specialized subjects.
  17. Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Pre-doctoral Fellows
    Promotes diversity among scientists to ensure adequate numbers for research agendas.
  18. Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Pre-doctoral M.D./Ph.D Fellows
    Promotes diversity among scientists to ensure adequate availability for research needs.