March 19, 2019, Deerfield, Ill. -- Applications for both the 2020-21 Faculty Innovation in Education Awards and the 2020-21 Research Awards are now available from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) on the ABPN website www.abpn.com

The ABPN Faculty Innovation in Education Award supports the development of innovative education and/or evaluation projects that promote effective residency/fellowship training or lifelong learning of practicing psychiatrists and neurologists. The duration of the fellowship will normally be for two years with a maximum amount of funding of $50,000 per year or $100,000 total.

The 2020-21 application and accompanying materials are due to the ABPN by August 5, 2019. Recipients will be announced by November 1, 2019, with funding to start on January 1, 2020.

The ABPN Research Award supports research projects related to the mission of the ABPN, which is to promote and assess the competency of psychiatry and neurology candidates for initial and continuing certification (maintenance of certification). The maximum amount of funding available is $100,000 per award and projects may take up to two years to complete.

The 2020-21 application and accompanying materials are due to the ABPN by August 12, 2019. Recipients will be announced by November 1, 2019, with funding to start on January 1, 2020.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to developing and providing valid and reliable procedures for certification and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.

For more information, including lists of previous recipients, please visit the ABPN Awards Program page on our website at www.abpn.com