The AAPP Foundation's Collegiate Chapter Impact Grant Program is designed to support AAPP collegiate chapters at schools of pharmacy across the nation. This is a great opportunity for chapters to receive funding for their projects and activities.

2024 Grant Submissions

The application portal is open! Submissions are due September 30, 2024.

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Activities may include, but are not limited to, events, clinics, and patient education, and they should meet one or more of the following goals:

  • Impact patient care
  • Address mental health disparities
  • Create awareness of psychiatric pharmacists and their value and contributions as members of the interprofessional treatment team
  • Expand interest in psychiatric pharmacy as a career
  • Reduce the stigma related to mental health and substance use disorders

Grant Award

Grant applications are accepted annually June-September. For 2024, up to 3 grants will be awarded totalling up to $6000.

2023 Grant Recipients

Project: Analyzing the Mental Health of Pharmacy Students Before and After the Use of a Relaxation Room
Collegiate Chapter & Primary Author: Duquesne University AAPP Collegiate Chapter, Elise Hreha
Grant Amount: $1500

Project: Unveiling Stigma in Healthcare: An Exploration of Student Pharmacists', Nurses' and Physicians' Attitudes Towards Mental Illness
Collegiate Chapter & Primary Author: East Tennessee State University AAPP Collegiate Chapter, Colton Jones
Grant Amount: $1400

2022 Grant Recipients

Project: Impact of a Community Immersion Experience on Student Pharmacists' Associated Stigma of Serious Mental Illness
Collegiate Chapter & Primary Author: University of Texas AAPP Collegiate Chapter, Amber Tran
Grant Amount: $2535

Project: Assessing the Impact of Culture and Stigma on the Utilization of Mental Health Resources Amongst Health Professions
Collegiate Chapter & Primary Author: University of the Incarnate Word AAPP Collegiate Chapter, Cody Thomas
Grant Amount: $1000

Project: Pharmacy Students Advancing Mental Health Equity in an Underserved Racial/Ethnic Community
Collegiate Chapter & Primary Author: The Ohio State University AAPP Collegiate Chapter, Amaal Ahmed
Grant Amount: $1175

2021 Grant Recipients

Project: Access to Inclusive & Culturally Competent Mental Healthcare in Pharmacy Students & Residents
Collegiate Chapter: University of North Carolina (UNC)
Grant Amount: $4,000

Project: Assessment of college students' attitudes and knowledge on opioid overdose and naloxone education and evaluating the effectiveness of a new naloxone distribution program (NaloxoneSC) at the University of Southern California
Collegiate Chapter: University of Southern California (USC)
Grant Amount: $1,000

Project: Improving Student Access to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Collegiate Chapter: Purdue University
Grant Amount: $1,000