Funding and Resources

Below are various resources available to RRTP residents (as well as other residents and postdocs). This list is constantly changing, so please check back frequently for newly added resources.

Fellowships, Research Funding, and Postdoctoral Opportunities

AACAP Physician Scientist Program in Substance Abuse K12 Award (~Nov. 1)
AACAP Junior Investigator Award (~April 1)
AACAP Pilot Research Award for Attention Disorders for Child Psychiatry Residents and Junior Faculty (~April 1)
AACAP Pilot Research Award for Early Career Faculty and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows (~April 1)
AACAP Pilot Research Award for General Psychiatry Residents (~April 1)
AADPRT George Ginsberg Fellowship
AADPRT Peter Henderson MD Memorial Award
AADPRT Nyapati Rao and Francis Lu International Medical Graduate Fellowship
​• AAGP Scholars Program
• AAPDPP/AADPRT Victor J. Teichner Award
​• AAPL List of North American Forensic Psychiatry Fellowships
​• AAPL Rappeport Fellowship
​• ACLP Webb Fellowship Program
ACP Laughlin Fellowship
ACP PRITE Fellowship
ADAA BIPOC Membership Scholarship
• AFSP Innovation Grants
APA/APAF Leadership Fellowship
APA Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
APA Diversity Leadership Fellowship
APA Jeanne Spurlock Congressional Fellowship
APA Public Psychiatry Fellowship
APA Psychiatry Research Fellowship (January)
APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
APA/SAMHSA Substance Abuse Minority Fellowship
A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and Leadership Award (~Nov. 1)
ASCP New Investigator Award Program
ASCP Nina Schooler Early Career Research Award
Autism Speaks Scientific Research Grants and Fellowship Programs (LOI ~Feb. 1, Due date ~April 12)
AWP Fellowship
BBRF NARSAD Young Investigator Grants (~March 1)
Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine Microbiome Research Program
Berkelhammer Postdoc Travel Award
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists (~Oct. 1)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program (~Oct. 1)
CTSI Resident Research Funding Program
Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship​
Dopmé Foundation Rita Levi Montalcini Scholarships
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Fellowships (~ Jan.1)
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Funding Opportunities
Embark: Gladstone Institutes Presidential Postdoctoral Program (rolling basis)
​• The GAP Fellowship
Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research (LOI deadline Jan. 25)
Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program
​• Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Research Fellowship (~June 15)
HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program (~Dec. 1)
• HHMI Medically Training Scientists Program
​• ImmunoX Hellman Research Development Award
​• Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Fellowship (~Feb. 1 of PGY-2, PGY-3)
​• Kaiser Permanente Delivery Science Fellowship Program
• Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Research Fellowship Programs in Child and Adolescent ADHD and Depression
​• L'Oréal USA Women in Science Fellowship
​• Life Sciences Research Foundation (LSRF) Fellowship (~Oct. 1)
Lilly Research Award Program
Momental Foundation Mistletoe Research Fellowship
​• Mt. Sinai Global Health Teaching Fellowship
NIDA-AACAP Resident Training Award in Substance Abuse and Addiction
NIH Administrative Supplements for Physician-Scientists​ (MD/PhD) (~April 15)
• NIH Administrative Supplements to Promote Research Continuity and Retention of NIH-Mentored Career Development (K) Award Recipients and Scholars
NIH BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00)
NIH Individual Fellowships (F05, F30, F31, F32, F33)
NIH Institutional Training Grants (D43, D71, T15, T32, T34, T35, T90/R90)
​• NIH Lasker Clinical Research Scholars
NIH Loan Repayment Programs (L30, L32, L40, L50, L60)
• NIH Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) (K99/R00)
NIH Research Career Development Awards (K01, K02, K05, K07, K08, K12, K18, K22, K23, K24, K25, K26, K43, K99/R00) (~Jan.1/June 1/Oct. 1/)
NIH Research Education Grants (R25. R36)
NIH Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (~ April 1)
NIH Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (~ April 1)
PhRMA Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Medicine (~Feb. 1)
PhRMA Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Value Assessment and Health Outcomes Research (~Feb. 1)
Simons Foundation Funding Opportunities
SFARI Bridge to Independence Award
SFARI Pilot Award
SFARI Research Award
SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED)
​• Stanford CHP/PCOR Fellowships
​• UC Global Health Institute GloCal Health Fellowship
UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
​• UCSF Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Fellowship
UCSF California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Scholar Research Training Program
​• UCSF Center for Aging in Diverse Communities Scientist Program
• UCSF Clifford Attkisson Clinical Services Research Training Program
• UCSF Clinical Research Informatics Program (CRISP) Fellowship Training Program
UCSF Rosenman Institute Fellowship Program
UCSF Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) Program
• UCSF Substance Use Disorders Treatment and Services Research Postdoctoral Traineeship
• UCSF IRACDA Scholars Program
UCSF KL2 Program  (LOI ~Jan. 1, application ~Feb. 1)
• UCSF Osher Center Training in Research in Integrative Medicine (TRIM) Fellowships
UCSF Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research (PBBR) Awards
• UCSF Psychology and Medicine: Translational Research on Stress, Behavior and Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship
UCSF/VA MIRECC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dementia Research
UCSF/VA MIRECC Postdoctoral Fellowship in PTSD/Trauma Research
​• UCSF/VA Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women's Health
• UCSF/VA Quality Scholars Psychology Advanced Fellowship
VA Career Development Psychiatry Pathway
Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Fellowship
Yale University Wu Tsai Postdoctoral Fellowships

Early Faculty Funding Opportunities

AASM Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators
AASM Physician-Scientist Training Grant
• AFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty
• AFSP Young Investigation Innovation Grants
Alkermes Schizophrenia and Bipolar Pathway Research Awards (~Nov. 30)
• Alzheimer's Association Research Grants
• Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Awards
• BBRF NARSAD Young Investigator Grants
• Beckman Young Investigators Program (~Sept. 1)
Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists (LSO)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists
Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award (CDSA) (~Jan. 12)
• HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholars (~May 15)
• HHMI Investigator Program
• James S. McDonnell Foundation Awards
• Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences
• McKnight Scholar Awards
MHRN Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health Services Research
• MQ Fellows Award
• NASEM–CZI Science Diversity Leadership Program
National Clinician Scholar Program
• NIH New and Early Stage Investigator Policies and Awards
• NIH Research Training and Career Development Awards
• NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program
One Mind Institute Rising Star Awards (~June 1)
• Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
• Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
• Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program
RWJF Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program
• Searle Scholars Program
SKCF Faculty Scholar Program
Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain Transition to Independence Program
Simons Collaboration on Plasticity and Aging Brain Transition to Independence Program
• Sloan Research Fellowships
Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research
• Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant
• UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Innovations Funding Awards
UCSF John A. Watson Faculty Scholars
• UCSF Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research (PBBR) Awards
• UCSF Weill Pilot Award for Junior Investigators in the Neurosciences
VA Career Development Psychiatry Pathway
• Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
• Whitehall Foundation Grants-In-Aid
• William T. Grant Scholars Program

Travel Funding

AAAP Travel Awards
• AACAP Educational Outreach Program for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residents
• AACAP Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents
ACLP Trainee Travel Awards
ACNP Travel Awards  (~ April 1)
APM Trainee Travel Awards
Axol Bioscience Conference Travel Grants
• Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grants
​• CTSI Resident Research Travel Program

Training Opportunities

APA Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators
Career Development Institute for Psychiatry
• CTSI Resident Training Opportunities
Harvard Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program
• NIH Brain Initiative Summer Course on Models and Neurobiology
UCSF Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) Fellowship (~March 15)
• UCSF Training in Clinical Research Program
UCSF Training Opportunities Matrix 

Team Science

Burrows Wellcome Fund: Thriving in an Era of Team Science
Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center
NCI Team Science Toolkit
NIH Interdisciplinary Research
Science of Team Science


American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
APA Resident Leadership Conference
• Cosyne
• Society for Neuroscience
• Society of Biological Psychiatry
• UCSF Resident Research Symposium

Other Opportunities and Resources

• About NIMH Career Development Funding Awards
• Achieving Research Independence (UCSF Postdoc Office seminar series)
Advanced Research Institute (ARI) Research Network
• Anne's List of Women Neuroscience Speakers
APA Resident Recognition Award
• APF Awards
• Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Guidance for Trainees
• Beatrix A. Hamburg Award for the Best New Research Poster by a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident
Career Advice (Society for Neuroscientists)
Career Advice for Life Scientists (American Society for Cell Biology)
CTSI Consultation Services
• CTSI K Proposal Library
Johns Hopkins University Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities
Mental Health and Well-Being for Scientists Support Pack
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
National Research Mentoring Network
Navigating Clues to Success in Academia
• NIH Career Advice
NIH Mock Study Section
Pivot-RP Funding Opportunities Database
Postdoc Academy
Research Career Institute in the Mental Health of Aging (CIMA)
UC Berkeley Current Solicitations Calendar
• UCSF Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Scholarship
• UCSF Comparative Effectiveness Large Dataset Analysis Core (CELDAC)
UCSF Department of Surgery Scientific Writing Course
UCSF Office of Career and Professional Development
Zotero Free Citation Manager