November 22, 2017

A.E. Bennett Research Award Awarded by Society of Biological Psychiatry

The A.E. Bennett Research Award is a Contest sponsored by Society of Biological Psychiatry.

Information About the Scholarship:

Contest Award: Average – $1500
Application Deadline: 31-January
Scholarship Requirements: Candidates must be younger than 35 by January 1 of the year of application and be participating in research within the biological psychiatry field. An unpublished manuscript detailing research conclusions must be provided with a short biological sketch. Extra consideration is given to independent and creative thought. Awards are provided for the 2 best research essays, one in both clinical and basic science.

Awarded by:

Society of Biological Psychiatry
Secretary-Treasurer, MAYO Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224
USA
Phone: 904 953 2439
Fax: 904 953 7117

Contact Details:

Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
Chair, A.E. Bennett Award Committee
University of Texas SW Medical Center, NC5.906 – MC9070
Dallas, TX 75390-9070
US
Phone: 214 648 4924
Fax: 214 648 4948

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