The International OCD Foundation invites applications for its research grants. These support investigators whose research focuses on the nature, causes, and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and related disorders.
Funding & Duration
The following grants are available:
- three to five young investigator awards – worth up to USD $50,000 (approx. AUD $69,000) each over one year, for projects aimed at understanding the causes and treatment for OCD, paediatric OCD, paediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome or paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections, body dysmorphic disorder research, and hoarding research;
- two innovator awards – worth up to USD $300,000 (approx. AUD $414,000) each for three years, for research on prevention or treatment of OCD;
- one breakthrough award – worth USD $500,000 (approx. AUD $690,000) for three years, for research that focuses on prevention or treatment of OCD.
Investigators with at least five years of experience following completion of their terminal degree may apply for the innovator and breakthrough awards. Investigators in graduate school up through five years after finishing their terminal degree may apply for the young investigator award.
Submission Requirements & Due Date
- Applications must be submitted for internal review by 21 February 2019
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are considering applying for this scheme.
- See also: Submitting an Application to Research Services for Review