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Mental Health National Research Service Award

Program Description
The Mental Health National Research Service Awards ensure a continuing and adequate supply of well-trained personnel who are able to conduct research on mental health problems. The program provides training grants to institutions and fellowships to individuals at both the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels. There are awards to medical students proposing to become basic clinical researchers. In addition, there are special programs targeted toward minorities.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a US national, citizen or permanent resident. You must also study or intend to pursue the field of health care and have completed doctoral level education, or you must be a current or prospective student accepted or enrolled in an accredited degree program, college or university where there is a substantial enrollment of minorities.

Application Process
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information
For information about the Research Service Awards visit:

For information about the Minority Research Service Awards visit:

For training staff and program information visit:

Managing Agency U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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