The Foundation’s BBRF Young Investigator Grant (YI) program offers up to $35,000 a year for up to two (2) years to enable promising investigators to either extend their research fellowship training or to begin careers as independent research faculty. Applicants must have an on-site mentor or senior collaborator who is an established investigator in areas relevant to psychiatric disorders.
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Award is available to Canadian citizens
- Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.
- Application form required
- Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
- Face Sheet, Abstract, CV, Proposal, Research Training/Career Plans, Budget, Bibliographical References, Mentor CV, Mentor/Sponsor Letter, Collaborator Letter, Institutional Assurance Letter
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Donor: Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Our Mission: The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.
How We Do It: The Foundation funds the most innovative ideas in neuroscience and psychiatry to better understand the causes and develop new ways to effectively treat brain and behavior disorders. These disorders include addiction, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia.