Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize

Funding Agency:
American Psychological Foundation

The $20,000 grant supports “exceptional individuals working in the area of serious mental illness,” including but not limited to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and paranoia (delusional disorder).

The American Psychological Foundation provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come.

The APF Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize recognizes “exceptional individuals working in the area of serious mental illness,” including but not limited to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and paranoia (delusional disorder). The prize was established to honor the late Alexander Gralnick, MD, and to reflect the breadth of his accomplishments and contributions in the field of serious mental illness. Dr. Gralnick was a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and he received the American Psychiatric Association’s Distinguished Service Award and the Service to the Mentally Ill Award of the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation. The prize aims to carry on Dr. Gralnick’s legacy by facilitating research by doctoral-level investigators in the area of serious mental illness.

Deadline: Apr. 15, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Nominees must:

  • Have a doctoral degree and a record of significant research productivity in the area of serious mental illness.

  • Have demonstrated research productivity in serious mental illness for a minimum of eight years.

  • Have a record of significant involvement in training and development of more junior investigators.

  • Be affiliated with an accredited college, university or other research/treatment institution.

Amount

$20,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

April 15, 2020