Apply for a NARSAD Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

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(NARSAD is an acronym for National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, the former name of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation)

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A NARSAD Grant is one of the highest distinctions in the field of mental health research. Many investigators go on to receive larger federal and private grants based on their NARSAD Grant projects.  Basic and/or clinical investigators are supported.

NARSAD Young Investigator Grant
This grant supports scientists at the advanced post-doctoral or assistant professor (or equivalent) level. Grants are up to $60,000 over a two-year period, or $30,000/year. Every Young Investigator gets support and guidance from a scientific mentor designated by the Scientific Council.

NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant
This grant supports scientists at the associate professor (or equivalent) level. Grants are up to $100,000 over a two-year period, or $50,000/year.

NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant
This grant supports scientists at the full professor (or equivalent) level. Grants are up to $100,000 for one year.
 

The NARSAD Grant selection process:

The Scientific Council and the NARSAD Grant Selection Process

 

 

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council, a prestigious group of 138 volunteers, widely recognized as the leaders in every major area of brain and behavior research, leads the rigorous and competitive process of identifying the most promising ideas for funding globally.