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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Application for Research Funds from the

Developmental Psychobiology Endowment Fund


2016-2017 Small DPEF Grant Application Schedule: 


September 6, 2016
November 15, 2016
January 17, 2017
April 4, 2017


*Applications must be received by the administrator and the director by 5:00pm on the deadline dates listed above*


 Committee members do not review applications during the summer months (June-August).


Small DPEF Grant Application Guidelines:


  1. Contact DPRG Coordinator Christine Martin to review membership status before completing the application. Only those with over 50% seminar attendance (one year prior to applying) become DPRG members and thereby have the ability to vote or apply for funding. Priority will be given to T32 Postdoctoral Fellows, Postdocs in other programs, Junior Faculty, then others.
  2. A brief discussion with Executive Director Dr. Hepburn is necessary to review eligibility, proposal, project appropriateness, budget, and application. Applications from post-doctoral fellows are generally limited to $7000 for research projects and $500 for travel (must include a faculty mentor as a co-applicant).
  3. Instructions & summary page: complete application
  4. Copy of relevant COMIRB and/or animal review board certification is provided to the DPRG office. Final funding cannot occur until it is received. 
  5. A complete application is supplied to a DPRG Coordinator (signed original plus electronic copy) and to the DPRG Executive Director (electronic copy). It must be received 3 weeks before the committee convenes in order to be reviewed (please see the deadline schedule listed above).

        Delivery Email Link:

        Susan Hepburn, PhD
        Executive Director of DPRG

        Susan Hepburn, PhD

        Christine Martin/
        DPRG Coordinator 

        Mail Stop C268-09        
        Anschutz Medical Campus