Academy Research Grants

Academy Research Grants

The APhA Foundation's Academy Research Grants provide opportunities for innovative practice-based research for members of APhA's Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APPM) and Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APRS). This research will help build evidence to seed ideas for future APhA Foundation research.


The 2024 Academy Research Grant program application will open in summer 2024.


Funding Amount



General Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must be an active member of APhA's APPM or APRS. Students and residents are ineligible to apply directly, but may be part of the applicant's research team. We encourage students to consider our Student Scholarship Program and we encourage residents to consider our Incentive Grant Program.


Focus Areas

This year's application places special emphasis on practice-based research proposals addressing any of following focus areas:

  • Pharmacy Deserts and Patient Access
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Cardiometabolic Disease
  • Pharmacy Workplace and Workflow
  • Patient Care Service Implementation


Estimated Program Timeline

Activity Timeframe
Application open July 2024 
Application deadline August 15, 2024
Recipients notified September 2024
Research begins September 2024
Researcher's Interim Report due June 2025
Researcher's Final Report due November 2025


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