The STAND for Community Colleges Innovation Center: Call For Pilot Studies

The STAND for Community Colleges Innovation Center, UCLA’s new NIMH-funded ALACRITY Center, housed within the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, invites applications for pilot study funding for projects during the 2022-23 academic year.

This pilot project funding is available for UCLA-based junior investigators for high-quality, innovative research that focuses on:

  • increasing engagement in UCLA’s STAND program services
  • addressing diverse populations (e.g., LGBTQ+ and Latinx students)
  • increasing the uptake of digital therapy
  • and other implementation science topics, such as improving clinician and coaching supervision and training models

Go to Application

Award Amount and Details

Award Details

Funds will support 2-3 projects in the range of $15,000 - $25,000 each for this year. Awarded funding will be based on the needs of the project. 

Deadlines and Date Information

Due Date

Applications Due: Monday, September 19, 2022 by 11:59 pm PT

Eligibility Information

Who's Eligible
Eligibility Details

Eligible applicants include UCLA postdoctoral fellows and early career investigators (e.g., assistant professors, assistant project scientists, assistant researcher). Strongly encourage applications from junior investigators belonging to underrepresented minority groups.

Administering Unit
Depression Grand Challenge (UCLA)
Funding Type
September 16, 2022
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