AACAP Pilot Research Award for Learning Disabilities

Funding Agency:
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

The AACAP Pilot Research Award for Learning Disabilities for Junior Faculty and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, supported by AACAP’s Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund, offers $15,000 for child and adolescent psychiatry fellows and junior faculty who have an interest in beginning a career in child and adolescent mental health research. By providing one award to a child and adolescent psychiatry junior faculty member or fellow for pilot research on learning disabilities, we support a young investigator at a critical stage, encouraging a future career in child and adolescent psychiatry research. The recipient has the opportunity to submit a poster presentation on his or her research for AACAP’s 67th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, October 19-24, 2020.

Deadline: Apr. 1, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates must be board eligible/certified in child and adolescent psychiatry, or enrolled in a child psychiatry residency or fellowship program.
  • Candidates must have a faculty appointment in an accredited medical school or be in a fully accredited child and adolescent psychiatry clinical research or training program.
  • At the time of application, candidates may not have more than two years of experience following graduation from residency/fellowship training.
  • Candidates must not have any previous significant, individual research funding in the field of child and adolescent mental health. These include the following: NIMH/NIH Funding (Small Grants, R-01) or similar foundation or industry research funding. Candidates who have received or are currently receiving "T32" funding support are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must either be AACAP members or have a membership application pending (not paid by the award) and agree to submit a poster presentation on his or her research for AACAP’s 67th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, October 19-24, 2020.

Amount

$15,000

Funding Type

Award

Eligibility

Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident

Category

Medical
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

April 1, 2019