Thank you for your interest in the CPNP Foundation COVID-19 Care Research Grant. Carefully read through the grant criteria and timeline before submitting your online application.

Grant Criteria

  1. The principle investigator (PI) must be a member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, the Foundation’s parent organization. The PI will submit the application as the representative for the project team (if applicable). If the PI is a student, resident, or fellow, the applicant must have a faculty member or residency/fellowship program advisor who will be responsible for overseeing the project and managing the budget.
  2. Proof of IRB approval is required by April 1, 2021. The approval may be uploaded along with the application or sent to  at a later date. The IRB approval is not required prior to the application submission; however, if the project is selected for a grant award, the approval is required prior to the distribution of any grant funds.
  3. The project abstract must be submitted for poster consideration at the 2022 CPNP Annual Meeting (early January 2022 submission deadline). The poster abstract is also eligible for a CPNP Research and Practice Award, which requires a separate application. If the abstract is accepted, the PI or a member of the research team must present the preliminary or final results at the annual meeting in San Antonio, TX, April 24-27, 2022.
  4. The grant application requires information about the investigative research team, the project site, and the project details, and a CV must be submitted for each team member. An itemized budget is also required and may include costs allocated to travel to the 2022 CPNP Annual Meeting.
  5. The completed grant application must be marked as final and submitted online by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on Monday, December 15, 2020. Awards will be announced by February 1, 2021.

A total of $10,000 in grants will be awarded in increments of $2,500 to $5,000. 


  • December 15, 2020: Applications are due by 11:59 PM Central Time 
  • February 1, 2021: Grants announced 
  • By April 1, 2021: IRB approval required by this date and grant funding is released 
  • January, 2022: Poster abstract must be submitted to CPNP by the published abstract deadline
  • April 24-27, 2022: Accepted posters will be displayed at the CPNP Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX
  • August, 2022: Grant reports will be presented in writig to the CPNP membership and Foundation donors

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