ABC feels it is important for scientists to know about the various funding and abstract submission opportunities available to them, particularly from alternate funding resources.
The 21st Century Cures Act included a section that will create a new funding opportunity for research that could create innovative and immediate advances in treatment for a disease or condition.
Read about this EUREKA prize program
Opportunity for High School Students
NIH is holding an essay and video contest for high school students and welcome your help in spreading the word to encourage students to join. For the contest, they are asking students to express their perspectives on the ethical implications of new brain technology used to watch living brains in action, record brain signals, and stimulate brain regions for treatment purposes.
Starting October 1, 2020, ideas can be submitted as a written essay or a video. Winners could receive up to $1000 in prize money. The deadline for submission is October 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET
Abstract Submission Opportunities
The 2021 ADAA Conference Committee invites you to submit your presentations for the 41st Annual Conference. ADAA brings together a multidisciplinary community of basic and clinical researchers and clinicians with diverse backgrounds in psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing, neuroscience, and more. Make sure to check the
Submissions website page
for session descriptions and updates on submission information. Deadline for most submissions is: October 7, 2020.
Research Funding Opportunities
Submissions now being accepted for ASCP’s Nina Schooler Early Career Research Award. Psychiatry residents and fellows who are interested in or are beginning to engage in clinical psychopharmacology research are invited to submit applications. Physicians who are currently in psychiatry residency or fellowship programs, or doctoral-level psychologists/pharmacists (i.e., PhD, PsyD, PharmD) who are currently involved in clinical internships, externships or fellowships are eligible to apply. Deadline for submission: January 28, 2021. Further details can be found
From the Office of Science Policy and Communications, National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institutes of Health. Locate the latest information about research initiatives, funding opportunities, and other resources to support substance use research.
New resources and updates for NIH grant applicants and recipients have been posted to the NIH COVID-19 Grants and Funding website
. These include new and revised FAQs
on training, fellowship, and career development; salary/stipend costs; financial and performance reporting; and more. The website has also been updated with new funding opportunities specific to COVID-19.
We have created a list of resources from the National Institutes of Health, patient advocacy groups, and professional organizations, whose websites provide additional information.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NINDS Blueprint Program
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
American Epilepsy Society
American Headache Society
Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation
International Bipolar Foundation
International Essential Tremor Foundation
National Ataxia Foundation
National Headache Foundation
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
Society for Neuroscience
Tourette Syndrome Association