Jeanne Spurlock Research Fellowship in Drug Abuse and Addiction for Minority Medical Students

This fellowship offers a unique opportunity for minority medical students to explore a research career in substance abuse in relation to child and adolescent psychiatry.

Deadline: February 17, 2016; February 17, 2017

Sponsor: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


The purpose of this fellowship is to facilitate summer fellowships for work with a child and adolescent psychiatrist researcher-mentor. It provides up to $3,500 plus five days at the AACAP annual meeting. Participants are required to attend the meeting to present their research in a new research poster session. (Complimentary registration and travel reimbursement for the Annual Meeting are included in addition to the fellowship stipend.)


Applicants for 1-12 month (short-term) fellowships must submit a copy of a Ph.D. diploma from a university outside Japan dated no more than six years prior to April 2 of the application year or a letter from their institution stating that the applicant is a Ph.D. candidate within two years of receiving a Ph.D.

How to Apply

Please send in personal information, CV, Statement of Interest, Letter of support from proposed mentor, Letter of good standing from medical school and complete application form available on the AACAP website.

For more information contact the Department of Research, Training and Education at 202-966-7300 or via email.