AACNF Outcome Studies Grant Program

Evaluating Neuropsychological Services in Dementia, TBI/CVA, Epilepsy and ADHD

Seeking to promote the study of neuropsychological out-comes to enhance access to care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, TBI, Stroke, ADHD, and Epilepsy.

The Outcome Studies Grant Program is sponsored by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Foundation, a nonprofit, charitable organization (501c3) established in 2008 by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. The mission of the Foundation is to support research to evaluate and document outcomes of neuropsychological services, and to increase access to neuropsychological services among the public by increasing awareness of those services and their outcomes.

Grant Criteria and Eligibility

AWARDS Selection Criteria: Criteria will include: relevance of the proposed research to the goals of the grant program; scientific merit of the proposed design; feasibility; and economy (perceived value relative to costs).Funding: It is anticipated that up to three grants will be awarded for a total of $30,000 each year (divided among the funded studies). The maximum request may be up to $30,000 (direct costs). The Outcome Studies Grant Committee of the AACNF will determine the number of grants that will be awarded with funding based on the cost and needs outlined by each awardee. Indirect costs will not be covered; if applicant institutions cannot waive such costs, they must be submitted as part of the direct cost budget.Grant monitoring: Awardees are required to submit annual reports of their progress. The Grant Committee will monitor progress and determine whether funds are being disbursed following the terms of the award. ELIGIBILITY Eligible applicants will include doctoral-level psychologists and graduate students matriculating in doctoral or master's programs.

2014 Proposals Now Being Accepted

Application instructions are available here:

Application
Instructions

Completed applications for 2014 will be due on April 28th, 2014. Letters of Intent are due no later than February 28th, 2014.  Awards will be announced at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology in June.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
Joseph Kulas, Ph.D., ABPP
(203) 805-8527
joseph.kulas@va.gov

AACN is the organization for those psychologists who have achieved board certification in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology, under the auspices of the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN). Affiliate membership is available for those interested in participating in non-voting activities of the Academy. Student membership is also available.


The American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) is a specialty board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). The ABCN is responsible for administration of the examination for competence in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology. ABPP is the senior parent board for the profession of psychology and was established in 1947, with ABCN being incorporated in 1981.


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