The AACAP Jeanne Spurlock, MD, Research Fellowship in Substance Abuse and Addiction for Minority Medical Students from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) supports medical students who are members of underrepresented groups in biomedical research.
Eligibility criteria include:
- Applicants must be African-American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Mexican American, Hispanic, Asian, and Pacific Islander students in accredited U.S. medical schools or students whose research will focus on minorities.
- Project focus must involve substance abuse in relation to child and adolescent psychiatry.
- Applications are considered from African-American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Mexican American, Hispanic, Asian, and Pacific Islander students in accredited U.S. medical schools.
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Participants must obtain AACAP membership which is FREE for medical students.
The Award provides up to 4000 USD for 12 weeks of summer research and travel support to attend AACAP 70th Annual Meeting, October 23 – 28, 2023.
Applications close on March 3, 2023.