Through the Research, Grants, and Workforce Department, AACAP publicizes research and training opportunities, publishes recruitment materials, and offers fellowships and awards to encourage scientific excellence to fulfill the needs of the profession. AACAP encourages medical students, residents, and early career psychiatrists to pursue their interests in child and adolescent mental health and research careers. A host of AACAP committees provide expertise in AACAP awards candidate selection, program oversight, and support a broader understanding of psychopharmacology for consumers.

AACAP Research and Workforce Related Programs and Resources

AACAP Research, Grants, and Workforce Awards

Please refer to the AACAP Honors Books for information on previous award recipients

Outside Funding/Award Opportunities

For more information, contact the Department of Research, Grants, and Workforce at 202-966-7300 or email​​

Letter of Support Requests

Through oversight from AACAP’s Research Committee, letters of support are oftentimes provided for AACAP member-led grant research proposals that are aligned with AACAP’s mission and research the clinical, pharmacological, training, or therapeutic aspects of child and adolescent psychiatry. 

If you are seeking a letter of support from AACAP, please complete the form and submit with a sample letter. All letters of support must be requested no later than 30 days before the grant submission deadline. A request for letter of support does not guarantee that one will be provided. Your request will be reviewed and only requests approved by the AACAP President will receive a letter of support.  

Request Form - Letter of Support