Welcome to the APA/APAF Funding Opportunities application page. We offer a variety of fellowships, medical student programs, awards, and grants for various levels of academic and professional excellence.
Based on the funding opportunity which most fits your needs, please click on the links on each tab for more detailed eligibility requirements and application instructions for your funding program of interest.
APA/APA Foundation Fellowships provide specialized training within the field of psychiatry for residents, post-residency research fellows and early career psychiatrists.
Applications accepted November 1, 2021 until 11:59 PM (Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time) on January 31, 2022.
Applications for SAMHSA Minority Fellowship accepted November 1, 2021 until 11:59 PM (Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time) on February 14, 2022.
The APA Foundation Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Summer Medical Student Program provides medical students who are interested in serving underserved communities the experiential learning, training, and professional development they need to be leaders in the field of psychiatry.
Applications accepted November 1, 2021 until 11:59 PM (Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time) on February 14, 2022.
The APAF Helping Hands Grants are awarded to qualified medical students who champion change in underserved communities and support the APAF’s efforts to increase mental health awareness, access, and quality of care.
Applications accepted February 1, 2022 to May 31, 2022 (11:59 PM Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).
Applications accepted through 11:59 PM (Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time) on September 30, 2021.
Each year APA honors individuals for career recognition, lifetime service, outstanding research, and special distinctions that improve the lives of people with mental illness. Below, you will find a summary of all APA awards.
Click on the "Register" link and complete and submit the registration form.
Login to the award with your email and password.
Create your online application.
During the Call for Applications period, your application can be saved as DRAFT until all the required information is completed and attachments uploaded. As each section is complete, you will see a appear in the category tab when the application is saved. Please ensure that all attachments are in Acrobat PDF format. At any time, you can download and print your application by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section.
On completion, save your Nomination as FINAL. Download and print a copy of your application for your records by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section in the right column. Note: If an update is required prior to the Application closing, you can make the update and resave as FINAL.
If you require assistance or additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
First time visitor? Use the "Register" button. Once you submit your registration, use the "Log in" button and start your online submission.
Returning visitor? Use the "Log in" button and start your online submission.