Research Training & Funding

This section offers information related to research training, which includes the names of awards that are administered by the American Psychiatric Association, Division of Research and also a list of research fellowship programs that are administered by leading psychiatric research universities and hospitals. The APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators is offered annually and the three research topics for the most recent year are found in the latest announcement. 

APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators

The latest announcement, application and abstract forms are available in this section. 

APA Research Awards

Information is provided about research awards such as the APA Award for Research that is open to senior scientists working in psychiatry as well as awards for both senior scientists and early career investigators in the field of health services research. 

APA Research Training Awards

This section contains an announcement that may be of interest to psychiatry residents that are currently in training or Research Fellows that have produced a scientific paper summarizing work from a recent research study that was completed during residency. These individuals can apply for the Lilly Resident Research Award. A total of five awards will be presented during the next APA annual meeting.

APA Research Fellowships

Provides information about numerous programs designed to support postresidency research fellows, and junior faculty. Current psychiatry residents that are in their last year of training and are seeking a research fellowship might be interested in reading about the Lilly Research Fellowship Award and the APF Schizophrenia Research Fellowship, supported by Genentech, Inc. Research fellows that are interested in submitting a joint application with a mentor might want to visit the Kempf Fund Award page. 

Research Training Opportunities

This section provides information on over 141 research fellowship programs that are administered by over 60 leading psychiatric university departments and teaching hospitals.