Mental Health Research Funding

PSI is pleased to announce the 2017 Mental Health Funding Stream competition.

PSI's Goal

This funding stream’s aim is to fund clinically relevant research directed at the identification, assessment, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.

Who can apply?

Eligible applicants must hold:

  • a valid medical license in the province of Ontario
  • an academic appointment at one of Ontario’s six academic health sciences centres

How to apply?

In order to streamline the process, PSI removed the Letter of Intent (LOI) step and will not invite specific applications.  For the 2017 competition, each medical university should run an internal competition and may forward a maximum of two full applications for review by PSI’s internal grants review committee.  Please submit these applications by April 4, 2017 for a funding decision in September. These applications should be submitted by email to, with each application submitted as a single PDF file.