Mental Health Funding

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 medical universities

How to apply?

PSI is offering this funding stream through a Letter of Intent (LOI). You can find the LOI at Please submit your LOI as a PDF by email directly to PSI at

PSI will invite successful applicants to submit full applications which will undergo external and internal review for a final funding decision in September 2018.

Next step?

PSI's LOI approach to onboarding the mental health funding stream is designed to transition this funding stream into PSI's primary Health Research Funding program.