Awards, Competitions, and Leadership Opportunities

View information about APA resident awards, competitions, conferences and fellowships.


Kempf Fund for Development Research in Psychobiological Psychiatry

The award provides a grant for the research development career of a young investigator based on excellence in research in the field of schizophrenia.

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APA Resident Recognition Awards

The APA Resident Recognition Awards will be presented annually to a psychiatric resident or fellow from each department or institution. Departments are eligible to nominate one APA resident-fellow member who exemplify one or more APA values.

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Assembly Resident-Fellow Member Mentor Award

The Assembly Resident-Fellow Member (RFM) Mentor Award is given to APA members who advocate for and mentor future psychiatrists.

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MindGames Residency Competition

APA's national residency team competition. This competition is intended to be a fun, educational activity that challenges the residents on patient care and medical knowledge.

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APA Annual Meeting

APA's Annual Meeting every spring features sessions and events catered specifically to residents and fellows. Topics often include navigating the transition from residency to your early career, networking, and more.

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Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators

The colloquium provides guidance, mentorship and encouragement to young investigators in the early phases of their training. Held during the APA Annual Meeting.

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APA Fellowships

View information about APA/APAF Fellowships, including how to apply, application requirements, deadlines, program benefits, and more.

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External Fellowships

View information about external funding opportunities for research and clinical fellowships, as well as awards. View opportunities by topic and learn how to access additional information from the supporting organization.

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