SSA funding

First published: 13/02/2020 | Last updated: February 28th, 2020

SSA Academic Fellowship applications – deadline 13 March 2020

The SSA Griffith Edwards Academic Fellowship scheme is available to members / student associates of the SSA who have a higher degree (e.g. PhD) in an addiction related area.


The SSA appoints one academic fellowship position per year, with each fellowship lasting for three years.


For the full eligibility criteria, and for more information about the application process including interviews with past and current fellows, see our funding pages.



As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.