Awards & Grants

ACNP Honorific Awards

ACNP will be accepting Honorific Award nominations in early April.  The deadline for nominations is June 28th. 

The 2017 Honorific Awards recipients will be announced at the 56th Annual Meeting during the President's Plenary on December 4, 2017.

Should you have questions or need assistance, please contact Erin Shaw eshaw@acnp.org at the ACNP Executive Office.

Award Information

Axelrod Award
Instructions & Guidelines (PDF 197Kb) | Past Award Winners 

Efron Award 
Instructions & Guidelines (PDF 139Kb) | Past Award Winners 

Elkes Award
Instructions & Guidelines (PDF 207Kb) | Past Award Winners

Hoch Award
Instructions & Guidelines (PDF 206Kb) | Past Award Winners

Media Award
Instructions & Guidelines (PDF 348Kb) | Past Award Winners

Killam Award
Instructions & Guidelines (PDF 200Kb) | Past Award Winners

 

Non-ACNP Awards

The ACNP is happy to promote the following awards and grants in related disciplines. 

  • American College of Psychiatrists
    The American College of Psychiatrists acknowledges outstanding contributions to psychiatry made by mental health professionals by presenting several Awards. To learn more about these honors, or to nominate a colleague, please visit The College Web Site.
  • Breaking the Chains of Stigma
    The Dr. Guislain Award 'Breaking the Chains of Stigma' is an initiative of Janssen Research & Development and Museum Dr. Guislain, uniting two institutes that have a longstanding involvement and heritage in the field of mental health care and research.
  • The Constance Lieber Prize for Innovation in Developmental Neuroscience
  • V. Sagar Sethi, M.D. Mental Health Research Award
    The award seeks to "honor a scientist for significant contributions to basic research in the neurosciences, psychology, or pharmacology at a molecular, cellular or behavioral level."
  • Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol and Substance Abuse (PASA)
    The PASA Consortium accepts applications for study funding during open solicitation periods. The exact number and type of studies approved during each solicitation period will depend on the quantity and quality of applications received and amount of available funding. Notices of study application solicitation periods will be posted here on the PASA Consortium’s website, publicly advertised via professional organization e-mail list serves and conference postings, and distributed to investigators, pharmaceutical companies, and academic research institutes that are known to have potentially viable candidate compounds. Please check here regularly for funding announcements and updates.
  • Anna-Monika Stiftung
    The Anna-Monika Prize is awarded bi-annually to clinical and/or basic scientists who have made major contributions to the understanding of the underlining neurobiological mechanisms of depression and who have advanced the pharmacological options for affective disorders. In 2015, the Anna-Monika-Foundation was again privileged to honor two leading researchers for their groundbreaking work in the field.
  • The American College of Psychiatrists acknowledges outstanding contributions to psychiatry made by mental health professionals by presenting several Awards. To learn more about these honors, or to nominate a colleague, please visit The College Web site: http://www.acpsych.org/awards
  • NIH-funded training program in Psychiatric Genetics is actively looking for minority applicants.  Go to http://psychiatric-genetics-training.bsd.uchicago.edu/
  • NIMH Policy for Submission of Applications Containing Clinical Trials

 

 

Travel Award Program

ACNP annually selects distinguished young scientists in the field of neuropsychopharmacology to be a part of our Travel Award program. These awards offer an opportunity to attend an outstanding scientific program in clinical and basic research on brain-behavior-drug interactions; become aware of the most recent, and often unpublished, advances in psychopharmacology; and meet and interact with internationally distinguished researchers and scientists. Click here to read more.

Research Discussions

This forum enables discussion of articles that have appeared in Neuropsychopharmacology. It is intended to stimulate scholarly interactions among researchers, and to help educate members of the public who are interested in psychiatric illness.

Member Interviews

For historical perspective, read ACNP interviews with pioneers in the field of psychopharmacology.

ACNP-UCLA Archives

Learn about The ACNP-UCLA Archives.  In 2008, the ACNP Archives found a new home at UCLA.