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Research Training | South Central MIRECC

Our Research Training Core includes two postgraduate fellowship programs (Little Rock, Arkansas and Houston, Texas) and the Grant Writing Scholars Program. Contact Dr. Michael A. Cucciare, the Associate Director for Research Training, at for more information.

Advanced Fellowship Programs

Our advanced fellowship programs in mental illness research and treatment are two-year postdoctoral training programs to develop research skills. Fellowships are located at our Little Rock, Arkansas and Houston, Texas anchor sites.

Learn more about the Houston, Texas fellowship.

Learn more about the Little Rock, Arkansas fellowship.

Grant Writing Scholars Training

Approximately every 2 years, we sponsor a Grant Writing Scholars program that provides 8-12 investigators with didactic training and individualized mentoring in developing applications for funding to VA Merit Review, VA HSR&D, the National Institutes of Health, or other agencies. Participants write and submit a draft proposal for national-level review.

Learn more about Grant Writing Scholars.


July 24, 2023