02 Dec 2016

PsycIQ Quick Links: External Funding Sources

PsycIQ Quick Links: External Funding Sources

There are several external sources you can use for scholarships, expenses, funding, and awards for your research—and we’ve found them!

National Institute of Mental Health

  • Description: The National Institute of Mental Health provides several opportunities for funding research, training and career development and clinical trails through grants and research contracts.
  • Why It’s Great: Funding opportunities, listed by type, are displayed right at the top of the page, with program announcements and easy access to requests for applications.

National Science Foundation

  • Description: NSF provides funding opportunities for graduate students and postdocs, as well as educational development opportunities.
  • Why It’s Great: You can search for recent opportunities, or search by field, and find application/proposal guides, timelines, and contact information.

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

  • Description: The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation provides awards and three types of Investigator Grants to support mental health research.
  • Why It’s Great: Easily searchable, detailed description of awards, purposes and eligibility and timeline of application process.

Mental Health Research Association

  • Description: A detailed list of priority areas, all in the mental health field, which MIRA accepts grant proposals for research project funding.
  • Why It’s Great: Direct links provide easy access to grant applications.

William T. Grant Foundation

  • Description: Research grants, career development programs for early-career researchers, and fellowships.
  • Why It’s Great: The foundation provides an actual database of funding! Also, a search engine is available, which holds an exhaustive list of grants, eligibility requirements and application guides.

This list will continue to grow as we add more outside funding opportunities. We’d love to hear about any opportunities you’ve been able to find! Please contact us to forward any research funding opportunities you’ve seen!

APA has some funding opportunities worth considering. Learn more >>

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