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Grants & Funding

Call ID Funder Closing Date Link Notes    
Global mental health programme – seed funding Grand Challenges Canada 17 Jul 20 https://www.grandchallenges.ca/programs/global-mental-health/ This supports ideas that meet the mental health needs of the most vulnerable 10 to 24 year olds in official development assistance eligible LMICs. Approximately 15 seed grants, worth up to CAD 250,000 each over 18 to 24 months, are available to develop and test innovations.    
NIHR advanced fellowship Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR Stage 1 applications due by 1pm, 29 July 2020; stage 2 applications due by 1pm, 15 December 2020 https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/advanced-fellowship-round-4/24558 This supports the career development of postdoctoral researchers who do not yet hold a research chair. The fellowships are for a period of two to five years on a full-time basis.    
Triumph funding call Economic and Social Research Council 31 Jul 20 http://triumph.sphsu.gla.ac.uk/funding/ This supports transdisciplinary teams conducting research to improve youth mental health through a public health approach. The total budget is £100,000 for grants worth between £10,000 and £30,000 each for up to 18 months.    
Research grants Horses and Humans Research Foundation 01 Aug 20 https://www.horsesandhumans.org/apply/ These support the research on the therapeutic effects of horses on humans. Grants may be worth up to USD 50,000 for up to 18 months.    
Peacebuilding and resilience in an era of global health challenges Medical Research Council 03 Aug 20 https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/aoo-research-call-enhance-understanding-for-mental-health/ This supports research projects that enhance the evidence base on understanding and addressing the mental health challenges facing post-conflict societies in Colombia. The total UK contribution is £3 million to support up to nine joint research projects with up to £360,000 each at 80 per cent full economic cost for up to three years.    
Global effort on COVID-19 health research Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR Deadline information: Applications due by 12 noon UK time. Deadlines on: 22 June 2020, 10 August 2020, 28 September 2020. https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/global-effort-on-covid-19-geco-health-research/24844 This supports applied health research that will address COVID-19 knowledge gaps, with a focus on understanding the pandemic and mitigating its health impacts in LMICs. Awards are worth up to £1 million for up to 18 months.    
NIHR doctoral fellowships Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR 13 Aug 20 https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/doctoral-fellowship-round-4/24555 These enable individuals with the potential to become future health research leaders to undertake a PhD in an area of NIHR research. The doctoral fellowship is a three-year full-time award, but it may may also be taken up on part time basis.    
Grants Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation 17 Aug 20 https://aahfoundation.org/research/ These support research to enhance environments for health and healthcare. The grant is worth USD 30,000 for one year.    
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Public health research programme – commissioned workstream: 20/14 Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR 21 Aug 20 https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/2014-studying-mental-health-and-wellbeing-in-hs2/24244 *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 22 May has been extended to 21 August 2020. All other call details remain unchanged. This call supports research on the potential mental health and wellbeing effects of the HS2 development. Funding is worth up to £2 million over 10 years. ***    
Change makers call Comic Relief 28 Aug 20 https://www.comicrelief.com/funding/funding-opportunities/change-makers/ This supports projects for change relevant to homelessness, forced migration, gender justice, mental health, and early childhood development. Grants are worth between £150,000 and £600,000 over three to five years.    
Perinatal psychiatry project prize for medical students Royal College of Psychiatrists 06 Sep 20 https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/members/your-faculties/perinatal-psychiatry/prizes-and-bursaries This recognises a piece of original research, service evaluation or audit related to perinatal mental health. The prize comprises of £150, as well as free registration and reimbursement of travel expenses to attend the section’s scientific meeting.    
New computational methods for understanding the functional role of DNA variants that are associated with mental disorders (R01 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-908.html This AIDS-related opportunity supports the development of advanced computational, bioinformatic and statistical tools to determine the functional relevance of genetic variants associated with mental disorders. The maximum project period is five years.    
Understanding and modifying temporal dynamics of coordinated neural activity (R21 clinical trial optional): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-554.html This AIDS-related call supports projects that test whether modifying electrophysiological patterns during behaviour can improve cognitive, affective, or social processing. The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed USD 275,000.    
Understanding and modifying temporal dynamics of coordinated neural activity (R01 clinical trial optional): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-555.html This AIDS-related call supports research to lay the groundwork for developing systems-level neuroscience interventions into treatments for cognitive, affective or social deficits in psychiatric disorders. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming populations (R21 clinical trial optional): AIDS-related NIH: National Cancer Institute 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-728.html This supports research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages, with a focus on AIDS. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for up to two years.    
Research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming populations (R01 clinical trial optional): AIDS-related NIH: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-478.html This AIDS-related call supports research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
New onset depressive symptoms in acute illness (R21 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Nursing Research 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-487.html This AIDS-related funding opportunity encourages research on the aetiology of depressive symptoms that occur in the context of a sudden onset acute illness. Application budgets are limited to USD 275,000 over a two-year period.    
New onset depressive symptoms in acute illness (R01 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Nursing Research 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-488.html This AIDS-related encourages research on the aetiology of depressive symptoms that occur in the context of a sudden onset acute illness. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Fundamental science research on mind and body approaches (R21 clinical trial optional): AIDS-related NIH: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-322.html This AIDS-related call investigates the fundamental science of mind and body approaches, body-based approaches, meditative exercise, art and music therapies, or integrative approaches combining several components. The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed USD 275,000. No more than USD 200,000 may be requested in any single year.    
NIMH exploratory/developmental research grant (R21 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-350.html This AIDS-related funding opportunity supports exploratory and high-risk research projects that fall within the NIMH mission by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of these projects. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 over two years.    
New computational methods for understanding the functional role of DNA variants that are associated with mental disorders (R01 (collab) clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-907.html This AIDS-related opportunity supports the development of advanced computational, bioinformatic and statistical tools to determine the functional relevance of genetic variants associated with mental disorders of complex aetiologies identified through genome-wide association or sequencing studies. Funding is for up to five years.    
Development and application of PET and SPECT imaging ligands as biomarkers for drug discovery and for pathophysiological studies of CNS disorders (R01 clinical trial optional): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-038.html This AIDS-related opportunity supports research on the development of novel radioligands for positron emission tomography or single photon emission computed tomography imaging in human brain, and that incorporate pilot or clinical feasibility evaluation in preclinical studies. The maximum project period is four years.    
Development and application of PET and SPECT imaging ligands as biomarkers for drug discovery and for pathophysiological studies of central nervous system disorders (R01 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 07 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-037.html This AIDS-related call supports the preclinical development of novel radioligands for positron emission tomography or single photon emission computed tomography imaging in rodent and nonhuman primate brain and incorporation of pilot or clinical feasibility evaluation in preclinical studies. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for up to three years.    
MRC/DFID African research leader scheme Medical Research Council 08 Sep 20 https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/mrc-dfid-arl-2020/mrc-dfid-african-research-leader-scheme-2020/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery This supports research programmes in sub-Saharan Africa on key global health issues pertinent to the region. Awards are worth up to £750,000 each over five years.    
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Health services and delivery research programme – researcher-led workstream: 20/02, 20/03 Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR 10 Sep 20 https://www.nihr.ac.uk/researchers/funding-opportunities/?custom_in_funding-programme=9456 *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 23 April has been extended to 10 September 2020. All other call details remain unchanged. This scheme supports research that produces evidence to impact on the quality, accessibility and organisation of health and social care services. A range of projects in both size in duration will be supported. ***    
Social challenges grants European Social Catalyst Fund 11 Sep 20 https://www.euscf.eu/apply These support evidence-based models of intervention that can effectively contribute to reducing or overcoming social challenges within or across countries. Grants are worth up to €100,000 along with capacity building support.    
Research grants Foundation for Prader-Willi Research 15 Sep 20 http://www.fpwr.org/grant-program These support innovative Prader-Willi syndrome research. Grants are worth up to USD 100,000 each for one year, with a possibility of a second year of funding.    
Genetic architecture of mental disorders in ancestrally diverse populations (U01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-026.html This supports coordinated efforts to accelerate gene discovery for psychiatric disorders in cohorts of non-European ancestry to boost efforts to fine-map genetic risk loci across the allelic spectrum and advance global mental health equity. The maximum project period is five years.    
Genetic architecture of mental disorders in ancestrally diverse populations (collaborative U01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Sep 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-027.html This supports coordinated efforts on multiple sites to accelerate gene discovery for psychiatric disorders in cohorts of non-European ancestry to boost efforts to fine-map genetic risk loci across the allelic spectrum and advance global mental health equity. The maximum project period is five years.    
MRC/AHRC/ESRC adolescence, mental health and the developing mind initiative – call for research programmes Medical Research Council 15 Sep 20 https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/amhdm/adolescence-mental-health-and-the-developing-mind/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery This supports impactful multidisciplinary research at a range of interfaces, including medicine, biology, social science, arts and humanities. The total budget is £24 million to support research programmes with up to £4m each over four years.    
ARC research and implementation fellowships Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR 16 Sep 20 http://www.clahrc-eoe.nihr.ac.uk/teaching-and-training/about-the-clahrc-fellowships/ These support research and implementation projects in the East of England. Fellows are funded for one day a week for a year.    
Research grants – neurosciences and mental health Medical Research Council 30 Sep 20 http://www.mrc.ac.uk/funding/how-we-fund-research/research-grant/ These are suitable for focused research projects in neurosciences and mental health that may be short- or long-term in nature. Grants do not typically exceed £1 million over five years.    
New investigator research grant – neurosciences and mental health Medical Research Council 30 Sep 20 http://www.mrc.ac.uk/funding/how-we-fund-research/new-investigator-research-grant/ This supports researchers who are capable of becoming independent principal investigators and who are ready to take the next step towards that goal within neurosciences and mental health. Grants are tenable for three years.    
Partnership grant – neurosciences and mental health Medical Research Council 30 Sep 20 http://www.mrc.ac.uk/funding/how-we-fund-research/partnership-grant/ This supports novel partnerships between diverse groupings of researchers and the establishment of new, collaborative activities that add value to scientific programmes already supported by MRC and other funders. Grants are awarded for a period of one to five years.    
Programme grants – neurosciences and mental health Medical Research Council 30 Sep 20 http://www.mrc.ac.uk/funding/how-we-fund-research/programme-grant/ These provide large, long-term and renewable programme funding in the areas of neuroscience and mental health to help the medical science community think bigger. Grants cover 80 per cent of total project costs for up to five years.    
eNurture network plus funding call UK Research and Innovation 30 Sep 20 https://www.enurture.org.uk/apply-for-funding This supports research on children and young people’s mental health in a digital world. Funding is worth between £2,000 and £56,250 per project.    
Research on autism spectrum disorders (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-401.html This supports research designed to elucidate the aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and optimal means of service delivery in relation to autism spectrum disorders. Application budgets are not limited, but must reflect the actual needs of the project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Cellular and molecular biology of complex brain disorders (R01) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-309.html This encourages research grant applications directed toward the discovery of the impact of alterations associated with complex brain disorders on the fundamental cellular and molecular substrates of neuronal function. Application budgets are not limited but must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The total project period may not exceed five years.    
New computational methods for understanding the functional role of DNA variants that are associated with mental disorders (R01 (collab) clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-907.html This supports the development of advanced computational, bioinformatic and statistical tools to determine the functional relevance of genetic variants associated with mental disorders of complex aetiologies identified through genome-wide association or sequencing studies. Funding is for up to five years.    
New computational methods for understanding the functional role of DNA variants that are associated with mental disorders (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-908.html This supports the development of advanced computational, bioinformatic and statistical tools to determine the functional relevance of genetic variants associated with mental disorders. The maximum project period is five years.    
Clinical studies of mental illness (collaborative R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-297.html This supports collaborative clinical studies that do not involve treatment development, efficacy or effectiveness trials. The maximum project period is five years.    
Development and application of PET and SPECT imaging ligands as biomarkers for drug discovery and for pathophysiological studies of CNS disorders (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-038.html This supports research on the development of novel radioligands for positron emission tomography or single photon emission computed tomography imaging in human brain, and that incorporate pilot or clinical feasibility evaluation in preclinical studies. The maximum project period is four years.    
Effectiveness trials for post-acute interventions and services to optimise longer-term outcomes (R01 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-430.html This supports research projects that evaluate the effectiveness of service delivery interventions for the post-acute management of mental health conditions affecting youth, adults and older adults. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum period is five years.    
Understanding and modifying temporal dynamics of coordinated neural activity (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-555.html This supports research to lay the groundwork for developing systems-level neuroscience interventions into treatments for cognitive, affective or social deficits in psychiatric disorders. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming populations (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-729.html This supports research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
New onset depressive symptoms in acute illness (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Nursing Research 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-488.html This encourages research on the aetiology of depressive symptoms that occur in the context of a sudden onset acute illness. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Fundamental science research on mind and body approaches (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-323.html This investigates the fundamental science of mind and body approaches, body-based approaches, meditative exercise, art and music therapies, or integrative approaches combining several components. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Research project grant (parent R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Eye Institute 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-185.html This supports a discrete, specified and circumscribed project in areas representing the specific interests and competencies of the investigators. The maximum project period is five years.    
Improving patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote health (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: Office of the Director 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-722.html This supports research that addresses patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote health outcomes. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Innovative mental health services research not involving clinical trials (R01) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-264.html This supports innovative research that will inform and support the delivery of high-quality, continuously improving mental health services to benefit the greatest number of individuals with, or at risk for developing, a mental illness. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Funding is for up to five years.    
Identification and management of behavioural symptoms and mental health conditions in individuals with intellectual disabilities (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-766.html This supports research to identify and manage behavioural symptoms and mental health conditions in individuals with intellectual disabilities. Applications budgets are not limited but must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project, The maximum project period is five years.    
Leveraging electronic medical records for psychiatric genetic research (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-904.html This supports projects that implement creative molecular epidemiological approaches that incorporate individual genetic information, including polygenic and specific genetic risk variants in existing large, population-based cohorts, registries or health systems to conduct analyses that advance the understanding of the aetiology of severe mental disorders. Funding is for up to five years.    
Leveraging electronic medical records for psychiatric genetic research (R01 (collab) clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-905.html This supports collaborative projects that implement creative molecular epidemiologic approaches to advance the understanding of the aetiology of severe mental disorders. Funding is for up to five years.    
Novel mechanism research on neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s dementia (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-157.html This supports studies that will enhance knowledge of mechanisms associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms in persons with Alzheimer’s disease or Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias. Funding is for up to five years.    
High-priority areas for research leveraging electronic health records and large-scale data (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-929.html This supports the use of large-scale, real-world data from electronic health records from a variety of systems to understand risk, onset, course and impact of treatments and services for mental and neurological disorders. The maximum project period is five years.    
Development and optimisation of tasks and measures for functional domains of behaviour (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-930.html This supports the development and optimisation of tasks or measures for constructs related to functional aspects of behaviour or cognitive or affective processes, for use in laboratory or population-based studies, clinical trial outcomes or related research. The maximum project period is five years.    
Basic neurodevelopmental biology of circuits and behaviour (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-027.html This supports research projects focused on the dynamic and mechanistic links between the maturation of brain circuits and behaviours across development in rodents and non-human primates. Application budgets are limited to USD 500,000 in direct costs per year for up to five years.    
Building in vivo preclinical assays of circuit engagement for application in therapeutic development (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-289.html This supports the identification, in animals, of in vivo neurophysiological and behavioural measures for use as assays in the early screening phase of treatment development. Grants may last up to five years.    
Emotion regulation, ageing and mental disorder (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-094.html This supports mechanistic research on age-related changes in emotion regulation and how they may contribute to mental disorders in middle-aged and older adults. The maximum project period is five years.    
Accelerating the pace of child health research using existing data from the adolescent brain cognitive development study (R01 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/par-19-162.html This supports the analysis of public data to increase knowledge of adolescent health and development. Grants are worth up to USD 250,000 each per year for a maximum period of five years.    
Behavioural tasks targeting brain systems relevant to anhedonia (R01 basic experimental studies with humans required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 05 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-235.html This supports research to develop task-based behavioural measures shown to engage brain systems relevant to anhedonia using neuroimaging or other brain measures with similar spatial resolution.    
Joint global health trials scheme – global health trial research grants Medical Research Council 08 Oct 20 https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/joint-global-health-trials-jght-call-11/joint-global-health-trials-jght-call-11-outline-stage/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery These support research that addresses the health problems affecting LMICs by funding definitive trials that are likely to produce implementable and generalisable results to change policy and practice. A total of £20 million is available for projects lasting up to five years.    
Utilising invasive recording and stimulating opportunities in humans to advance neural circuitry understanding of mental health disorders (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 09 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-20-350.html This supports researchers in pursuing invasive neural recording studies focused on mental health-relevant questions. The maximum project period is five years.    
Utilising invasive recording and stimulating opportunities in humans to advance neural circuitry understanding of mental health disorders (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 09 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-20-351.html This supports researchers in pursuing invasive neural recording studies focused on mental health-relevant questions. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for up to two years.    
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Research grants – applied global health research Medical Research Council 13 Oct 20 https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/pre-announcement-mrc-launching-new-board-to-support-applied-global-health-research/pre-announcement-mrc-launching-new-board-to-support-applied-global-health-research/ *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 6 October has been extended to 13 October 2020. All other call details remain unchanged. These grants support global health research that is embedded within local contexts in low- and middle-income countries. Grants usually fund 80 per cent of the full economic costs for a period of up to five years. ***    
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Programme grants – applied global health research Medical Research Council 13 Oct 20 https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/pre-announcement-mrc-launching-new-board-to-support-applied-global-health-research/pre-announcement-mrc-launching-new-board-to-support-applied-global-health-research/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 6 October has been extended to 13 October 2020. All other call details remain unchanged. These grants support global health research that is embedded within local contexts in LMICs. Funding is provided for a period of five years at 80 per cent of full economic costs. ***    
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Partnership grants – applied global health research Medical Research Council 13 Oct 20 https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/science-areas/global-health-and-international-partnerships/applied-global-health-research-board/our-science-and-contacts-aghr/ *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 6 October has been extended to 13 October 2020. All other call details remain unchanged. These grants support novel partnerships between diverse groupings of researchers in the field of global health research. Grants are for between one and five years. ***    
Development of psychosocial therapeutic and preventive interventions for mental disorders (R61/R33 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-704.html This supports efficient pilot testing of novel psychosocial therapeutic and preventive interventions for mental disorders in adults and children, using an experimental therapeutics approach. Applications budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum combined project period is five years.    
Development of psychosocial therapeutic and preventive interventions for mental disorders (R33 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-705.html This supports the efficient pilot testing of novel psychosocial therapeutic and preventive interventions for mental disorders in adults and children, using an experimental therapeutics approach. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is three years.    
Clinical trials to test the effectiveness of treatment, preventive, and services interventions (R01 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-701.html This supports clinical trials to establish the effectiveness of interventions and to test hypotheses regarding moderators, mediators and mechanisms of action of these interventions. Applications budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years but a three to four year period is highly preferred.    
Clinical trials to test the effectiveness of treatment, preventive, and services interventions (collaborative R01 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-700.html This supports clinical trials to establish the effectiveness of interventions and to test hypotheses regarding moderators, mediators and mechanisms of action of these interventions. Applications budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years but a three to four year period is highly preferred.    
Pilot effectiveness trials for treatment, preventive and services interventions (R34 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-706.html This supports effectiveness research on preventive and therapeutic interventions with previously demonstrated efficacy, for use with broader target populations or for use in community practice settings and research on the development and preliminary testing of innovative services interventions. Application budgets are worth up to USD 450,000 over a three-year period.    
Confirmatory efficacy clinical trials of non-pharmacological interventions for mental disorders (R01 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-707.html This supports confirmatory efficacy testing of non-pharmacological therapeutic and preventive interventions for mental disorders in adults and children through an experimental therapeutics approach. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
COMING SOON: Early career scientists workshop grants European College of Neuropsychopharmacology 15 Oct 20 https://www.ecnp.eu/early-career-scientists/workshops.aspx *** This opportunity will be available soon. The following information is subject to change. These grants enable early career scientists to attend the next ECNP workshop, to be held from 4 to 7 March 2021 in Nice, France. Grants cover travel for participants from countries with a developing economy, as well as registration and accommodation costs for up to 100 scientists. ***    
Early stage testing of pharmacologic or device-based interventions for the treatment of mental disorders (R33 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-703.html This supports early stage testing of pharmacologic interventions with novel mechanisms of action or device-based interventions, for the treatment of symptoms or domains of altered functions in individuals with mental illness. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is three years.    
Early stage testing of pharmacologic or device-based interventions for the treatment of mental disorders (R61/R33 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 15 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-702.html This supports the early stage testing of pharmacologic interventions with novel mechanisms of action, or device-based interventions, for the treatment of symptoms or domains of altered functions in individuals with mental illness. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is five years.    
Dissemination and implementation research in health (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Cancer Institute 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/par-19-275.html This supports innovative approaches to identifying and developing strategies to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices into public public health, clinical practice and community settings. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for two years.    
Research on autism spectrum disorders (R03 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-399.html This supports research designed to elucidate the aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and optimal means of service delivery in relation to autism spectrum disorders. Direct costs are limited to USD 100,000 over a two-year project period.    
Research on autism spectrum disorders (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-400.html This supports research designed to elucidate the aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and optimal means of service delivery in relation to autism spectrum disorders. Application budgets are limited to USD 275,000 for a maximum period of two years.    
Pilot health services and economic research on the treatment of drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse (R34 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-774.html This encourages pilot and preliminary research in preparation for larger-scale services research effectiveness trials. Grants are worth up to USD 450,000 over three years.    
Pilot services research grants not involving clinical trials (R34 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-189.html This supports pilot research consistent with the institute’s priorities for services research studies that are not immediate precursors to the development and testing of services interventions. Funding is worth up to USD 450,000 per project over three years.    
Pilot effectiveness trials for post-acute interventions and services to optimise longer-term outcomes (R34 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-431.html This supports pilot effectiveness projects that evaluate the preliminary effectiveness of therapeutic and service delivery interventions for the post-acute management of mental health conditions that are matched to the stage of illness in terms of both their focus. Direct costs are limited to USD 450,000 over a period of up to three years.    
Understanding and modifying temporal dynamics of coordinated neural activity (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-554.html This supports projects that test whether modifying electrophysiological patterns during behaviour can improve cognitive, affective or social processing. The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed USD 275,000.    
Research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming populations (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Cancer Institute 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-728.html This supports research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for up to two years.    
New onset depressive symptoms in acute illness (R21 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Nursing Research 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-487.html This encourages research on the aetiology of depressive symptoms that occur in the context of a sudden onset acute illness. Application budgets are limited to USD 275,000 over a two-year period.    
Fundamental science research on mind and body approaches (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-322.html This investigates the fundamental science of mind and body approaches, body-based approaches, meditative exercise, art and music therapies, or integrative approaches combining several components. The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed USD 275,000. No more than USD 200,000 may be requested in any single year.    
NIMH exploratory/developmental research grant (R21 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-350.html This supports exploratory and high-risk research projects that fall within the NIMH mission by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of these projects. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 over two years.    
NINDS exploratory neuroscience research grant (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-358.html This supports exploratory and innovative research projects, which fall within the mission of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institute of Mental Health. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 for two years.    
Improving patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote health (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: Office of the Director 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-723.html This supports research that addresses patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote health outcomes. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 for a two-year period, with no more than USD 200,000 in any single year.    
Novel mechanism research on neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s dementia (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-159.html This supports studies that will enhance knowledge of mechanisms associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms in people with Alzheimer’s disease or Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for up to two years.    
Emotion regulation, ageing and mental disorder (R21 clinical trial not allowed) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 16 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-095.html This supports mechanistic research on age-related changes in emotion regulation and how they may contribute to mental disorders in middle-aged and older adults. Grants are each worth up to USD 275,000 over two years.    
Post-acute interventions for the treatment of anorexia nervosa (R34 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 19 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-20-500.html This supports pilot projects to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions targeting sustained and enhanced treatment response following acute treatment for anorexia nervosa. Grants are worth up to USD 450,000 each for up to three years.    
Novel assays to address translational gaps in treatment development (UG3/UH3 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 20 Oct 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-214.html This supports proof-of-concept studies to identify neurophysiological measures as potential assays for treatment development research. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Funding is for a maximum period of four years.    
COMING SOON: Clinical academic research partnerships Medical Research Council 29 Oct 20 https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/clinical-academic-research-partnerships/clinical-academic-research-partnerships-round-3-pre-call-announcement/ *** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open on 7 August and close on 29 October 2020. The following information is subject to change. These awards enable research-qualified NHS consultants to increase their research skills and experience by engaging with groups and centres of biomedical research excellence. The total budget is £12 million. ***    
Research grant development awards Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness 31 Oct 20 http://www.shifoundation.org.uk/?page_id=30 These provide pump-priming funds for the development of multidisciplinary research in medical sociology or sociology of health and illness. Awards are worth up to £6,000 each.    
Laboratories to optimise digital health (R01 clinical trial required) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 02 Nov 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-20-510.html This supports research to test strategies to increase the reach, efficiency, effectiveness and quality of digital mental health interventions which may impact mental health outcomes, including suicide behaviours and serious mental illness. The maximum project period is four years.    
Global brain and nervous system disorders research across the lifespan (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: Fogarty International Center 06 Nov 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-836.html This encourages the development of innovative, collaborative research projects on brain and other nervous system function and disorders throughout life, relevant to low- and middle-income countries. Application budgets are limited to USD 125,000 per year in direct costs for up to two years.    
Global brain and nervous system disorders research across the lifespan (R01 clinical trials optional) NIH: National Eye Institute 06 Nov 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-835.html This encourages innovative, collaborative research projects between US and low- and middle-income country scientists, on brain and other nervous system function and disorders throughout life, relevant to LMICs. Application budgets are not limited but must reflect the needs to the proposed project over a period of up to five years.    
Reducing stigma to improve HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in low- and middle-income countries (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: Fogarty International Center 12 Nov 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-326.html This supports research on interventions to reduce HIV/AIDS-associated stigma and its impact on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and on the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for up to two years.    
Research on current topics in Alzheimer's disease and its related dementias (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute on Aging 12 Nov 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-070.html This supports research on current topics in Alzheimer’s disease and its related dementias. The maximum project period is five years.    
Allied health professional fellowship – clinical Kidney Research UK 20 Nov 20 https://kidneyresearchuk.org/research/research-grants/fellowships-and-phd-studentships/ This enables nurses and allied health professionals to undertake a renal research study in the form of a master’s or PhD qualification.The fellowship covers full-time studies for up to three years. Fellowships are tenable for up to three years full-time or up to five years part-time and provide a salary based on the appropriate NHS or university scale, higher degree fees and an annual consumables allowance of £8,000.    
Computationally-defined behaviours in psychiatry (R21 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 20 Nov 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-19-240.html This supports research the applies computational approaches to develop parametrically-detailed behavioural assays across mental-health-relevant domains of function. Grants are worth up to USD 275,000 each for a maximum period of two years.    
Computational approaches for validating dimensional constructs of relevance to psychopathology (R01 clinical trial optional) NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 20 Nov 20 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-19-242.html This supports projects that use theory- or data-driven computational approaches to evaluate and optimise the validity of the institute’s research domain criteria matrix constructs. Grants are each worth up to USD 1 million per year for a maximum duration of five years.    
COMING SOON: Psychiatry consortium call Alzheimer's Research UK 22 Nov 20 https://md.catapult.org.uk/syndicates/psychiatry-consortium/ *** This opportunity will be available soon. The following information is subject to change. This call supports researchers in tackling the challenge of identifying and validating novel drug targets to address the unmet therapeutic needs of the people living with mental health conditions. The total budget is £3 million over three years. ***    
Professional bursary scheme RCN Foundation 29 Nov 20 https://rcnfoundation.rcn.org.uk/apply-for-funding/educational-grants/rcn-foundation-professional-bursary-scheme This enables individuals to undertake learning and development activities, such as postgraduate study or professional short courses, in order to enhance patient care, patient experience and development in nursing practice. Grants are worth up to £5,000 each.    
Efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme – commissioned calls: 20/57, 20/58 Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR 01 Dec 20 https://www.nihr.ac.uk/explore-nihr/funding-programmes/efficacy-and-mechanism-evaluation.htm This supports studies evaluating interventions with potential to make a step-change in the promotion of health, treatment of disease and improvement of rehabilitation or long-term care. There are no fixed limits on the duration of projects and proposals should be tailored to fully address the questions posed.    
Community-based research fellowship Centre for Addiction and Mental Health | Centre de Toxicomanie et de Santé Mentale 17 Jan 21 https://www.camh.ca/en/education/clinical-and-research-professionals-in-training/community-based-research-fellowships This supports postdoctoral fellows in training in the techniques and principles of community-based research in mental health. There is one fellowship available for a period of one year, based on the current salary scales of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.    
Health services and delivery research programme – commissioned call: 20/70 Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR 28 Jan 21 https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/2070-self-neglect-in-the-community/25230 This supports research on self-neglect in the community. There are no fixed limits on the duration of projects or funding.    
Ideas hub Wellcome 20 Feb 21 https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=30160&siteid=5284&Areq=785BR#jobDetails=244342_5284 This enables individuals to attend a week-long programme of activities and workshops exploring the links between science, medicine, life and art, to be held in September 2020 at Wellcome Collection. Between 15 and 20 places are available, and reasonable travel and accommodation costs are covered.    
PEACE grant Mind & Life Institute 04 Mar 21 https://www.mindandlife.org/peace-grants/ These support novel interdisciplinary approaches for investigating and nurturing wholesome mental qualities related to prosociality, empathy, altruism, compassion and ethics. Grants are worth up to USD 100,000 each for up to two years.    
Medical research grants British Medical Association 06 Mar 21 http://www.bmafoundationmr.org.uk/applying-for-funding These encourage and further medical research in a variety of subject areas. Grants are worth £65,000 for up to three years.    
Research on biopsychosocial factors of social connectedness and isolation on health, wellbeing, illness and recovery (R01 clinical trials not allowed) NIH: National Eye Institute 17 Mar 21 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-373.html This supports research projects that seek to model the underlying mechanisms, processes and trajectories of social relationships and how these factors affect outcomes in health, illness, recovery and overall wellbeing. Funding is for up to five years.    
Research on biopsychosocial factors of social connectedness and isolation on health, wellbeing, illness and recovery (R01 basic experimental studies with humans required) NIH: National Institute on Aging 17 Mar 21 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-384.html This supports research projects that seek to explain the underlying mechanisms, processes and trajectories of social relationships and how these factors affect outcomes in human health, illness, recovery and overall wellbeing. Funding is for up to five years.    
Applied research competition grants Organization for Autism Research 23 Mar 21 http://researchautism.org/research-grants/apply-for-a-grant/applied-research/ These support studies that expand knowledge related to autism intervention and treatment, produce practical and clearly objective results, have the potential to impact public policy and provide outcomes that enhance quality of life for persons with autism and their families. Up to eight grants worth up to USD 40,000 each are available for up to two years.    
Young investigator grant Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 31 Mar 21 https://www.bbrfoundation.org/grants-prizes/grants This enables young investigators in the field of neurobiology to extend their research fellowship training or to begin careers as independent research faculty. Grants are worth up to USD 35,000 per year for up to two years.    
Administrative supplements for advancing computational modelling and data analytics relevant to mental health NIH: National Institute of Mental Health 01 Apr 21 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-MH-19-004.html These support the addition of computational approaches for interpreting mental health-relevant data. Supplement budgets are each worth up to USD 100,000 for a maximum duration of one year.    
Board of directors student scholarships American Psychiatric Nursing Association 06 Apr 21 https://www.apna.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3317 These support attendance at the association’s annual meeting. Scholarships cover travel, accommodation and registration costs and include complimentary one-year membership to the association.    
Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat international prize in mental health National Academies 15 Apr 21 https://nam.edu/about-the-nam/the-rhoda-and-bernard-sarnat-international-prize-in-mental-health/ This recognises individuals, groups or organisations for achievements in improving mental health. The prize is worth USD 20,000.    
COMING SOON: Community and connection grants Maudsley Charity 16 Apr 21 https://maudsleycharity.org/our-grants/community-and-connection-grants/ *** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in February and close in April 2021. The following information is subject to change. These grants support projects that make a positive contribution to the lives of people in south London who are experiencing, or have experienced, serious mental illness. Grants are worth up to £25,000 for up to two years. ***    
Conference bursaries for NHS staff Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology 20 Apr 21 https://srip.org/funding/ These enable NHS staff who have actively engaged with research or implemented research into clinical practice to attend the SRIP annual conference, to be held from 8 to 9 September 2020 at the University of Chester, UK. Bursaries cover conference fees, two nights’ accommodation and travel up to £150.    
Conference bursary for early-career researchers Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology 20 Apr 21 https://srip.org/funding/ These enable early-career researchers to attend the SRIP annual conference, to be held from 8 to 9 September 2020 at the University of Chester, UK. The prize is worth AUD 1,500.    
Conference bursaries for students Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology 30 Apr 21 https://srip.org/funding/ These enable students to attend the SRIP annual conference, to be held from 8 to 9 September 2020 at the University of Chester UK. Bursaries cover conference fees, accommodation for two nights and travel of up to £150.    
APA/IUPsyS global mental health fellowship American Psychological Association 30 Apr 21 http://www.apa.org/about/awards/mental-health-fellowship.aspx?tab=2 This supports a psychologist in working for the World Health Organisation’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. The fellowship is worth up to USD 30,000 for one year.    
John, Margaret, Alfred and Stewart Sim fellowship Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 01 May 21 http://www.rcpe.ac.uk/membership/jmas-sim-fellowship This supports research into the causes or treatment of depression, with the aim of fostering mental health research and the academic careers of early or intermediate researchers. The fellowship is worth up to £115,000 over three years.    
Notice of special interest – competitive and administrative supplements for the impact of COVID-19 outbreak on minority health and health disparities NIH: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities 01 May 21 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-MD-20-019.html This supports research on the impact of COVID-19 disease outbreaks on individual and social well-being, health services use and health outcomes for health disparity populations in the US. Awards are worth up to USD 125,000 each for up to one year.    
Ruane prize for outstanding achievement in child and adolescent psychiatric research Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 14 May 21 https://www.bbrfoundation.org/grants-prizes/prizes-awards/ruane-prize-outstanding-achievement-child-and-adolescent-psychiatric-research This recognises a scientist undertaking research on the causes, pathophysiology, treatment or prevention of severe child psychiatric illness. The prize is worth USD 50,000.    
Goldman-Rakic prize for outstanding achievement in cognitive neuroscience research Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 14 May 21 http://bbrfoundation.org/outstanding-achievement-prizes This recognises neurobiological research at the cellular, physiological or behavioural levels that may lead to a greater understanding of the underlying cognitive neuroscience of psychiatric disease. The prize is worth USD 40,000.    
Colvin prize for outstanding achievement in mood disorders research Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 14 May 21 https://www.bbrfoundation.org/grants-prizes/prizes-awards/colvin-prize-outstanding-achievement-mood-disorders-research This recognises a scientist carrying out work on the causes, pathophysiology, treatment or prevention of bipolar illness. The prize is worth USD 50,000.    
PhD scholarships Mental Health Research UK 15 May 21 http://www.mentalhealthresearchuk.org.uk/mental-health-research-uk-awards These support research in the fields of schizophrenia, children and young people’s mental health, and suicide prevention. Scholarships comprise a stipend and fees. 4 Applications per institution    
COMING SOON: Lifetime achievement award in rehabilitation and social psychiatry Royal College of Psychiatrists 30 May 21 https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/members/your-faculties/rehabilitation-and-social-psychiatry/prizes-and-bursaries *** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in 2021. The following information is subject to change. This award recognises the career of an individual who has made a contribution to the field of rehabilitation and social psychiatry. The award covers the costs of registering to the faculty’s annual conference, accommodation and travel for the recipient and one accompanying guest. ***    
Rising star awards One Mind 31 May 21 https://onemind.org/guiding-focus/rising-star-awards/ These support early-career investigators in enhancing or accelerating research on major neuropsychiatric disorders. Awards are worth USD 300,000 each over three years.    
Division 49 group psychology grant American Psychological Association 01 Jun 21 http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/div-49-psychology.aspx?tab=2 This supports innovative group psychology research focused toward groups in applied settings. Grants are worth USD 2,250 each.    
Lieber prize for schizophrenia research Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 03 Jun 21 https://www.bbrfoundation.org/grants-prizes/lieber-prize This recognises a scientist for work relating to the causes, pathophysiology, treatment or prevention of schizophrenia. The prize is worth USD 50,000.    
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Clinical lectureships – medical Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR 30 Jun 21 https://www.nihr.ac.uk/explore-nihr/academy-programmes/integrated-academic-training.htm *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 31 March has been extended to 30 June 2021. All other call details remain unchanged. These lectureships provide a clinical academic training environment for doctors to establish themselves as independent researchers and leaders. Lectureships last for four years or until completion of clinical training is reached. ***    
COMING SOON: NARSAD distinguished investigator grants Brain & Behavior Research Foundation No deadline https://www.bbrfoundation.org/grants-prizes/narsad-distinguished-investigator-grants *** This opportunity will be available soon. The following information is subject to change. These grants enable a basic or clinical investigator to undertake research relevant to schizophrenia, mood disorders or other serious mental illnesses. Grants are worth up to USD 100,000 each over a one-year period.***    
General grants Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust No deadline http://www.peeltrust.com/qualify.html These support charities conducting research on medical care, gerontology and disadvantaged people. Grants are normally worth up to £50,000 each.    
Research grants Forces in Mind Trust No deadline http://www.fim-trust.org/how-to-apply-top-menu These support projects that improve the understanding of transition and the welfare support provided to service men, women, veterans and their families.    
Grants Allen Lane Foundation No deadline http://allenlane.org.uk/apply/ These support research and educational activities that aim to change public attitude or policy, make a lasting difference to people’s lives, reduce isolation, stigma and discrimination and encourage or enable unpopular groups to integrate into the community. Grants are worth up to £15,000 over two or three years.    
Highlight notice – COVID-19 and ethnicity Department of Health and Social Care including NIHR No deadline https://www.nihr.ac.uk/documents/highlight-notice-covid-19-and-ethnicity/24657 This supports research on the impact of COVID-19 on people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. The size of grants will vary according to the needs of each research project, but will need to provide a robust case for value for money.    
COMING SOON: Closing the Gap collaboration fund University of York No deadline https://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/closing-the-gap/funding-opportunities/ *** This opportunity will be available soon. The following information is subject to change. This fund supports projects that encourage emerging collaborations in the area of severe mental ill health. Total project costs may be up to £2,000 at 100 per cent full economic cost, with funding provided at 80 per cent fEC with valid exceptions at 100 per cent fEC. ***    
Research grants King Salman Center for Disability Research No deadline http://www.kscdr.org.sa/en/research/grants/ These support projects into the diagnosis and classification of disability, early-intervention, inclusion of the disabled in education, healthcare, training and employment, and the social, economic and psychological effects of disability. Grants vary in size depending on the size of the projects.    
Notice of special interest – research on risk and prevention of Black youth suicide NIH: National Institute of Mental Health No deadline https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-MH-20-055.html This supports research focused on the higher than average risk of Black child and adolescent suicide.