SUSP Medical Student Travel Award

Are you interested in military psychiatry? If the answer is yes, the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) only military branch, the Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists (SUSP) would like to extend you the opportunity to receive up to $500 in travel assistance to attend the APA's Annual Meeting this year or any future meetings!  



  • Applicants must be enrolled full time and be in good standing in a medical school (MD/DO) located in the United States.
  • Applicants must be a medical student member of the APA.  Students who are not members may apply when submitting materials for this travel award.
  • Must be able to attend the Annual SUSP Meeting (held 1 day prior to the start of the APA Annual Meeting)

List of previous winners coming soon.


Submission Deadline

All travel award submissions must be received no later than 15 FEB to be considered for the Annual APA meeting in May.

Click here to apply!



Please complete the application form.  Note that there are several documents that must be uploaded.  Please only submit this form once when you have all the following documentation ready as a PDF.

1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Statement of Interest (not to exceed one-page)
3. Letter from your medical school confirming that you are a medical student in good academic standing at their institution who is approved to attend SUSP's Annual Meeting should you receive the award.
4. [OPTIONAL]  If you are presenting at the APA, please load a copy of your abstract.