Apply for an Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Request for Applications: 2018 Undergraduate Summer Research

RFA Released: TBA
Applications Due: TBA
Notification of Awards: March, 2018

The Autism Science Foundation invites applications from highly qualified undergraduates interested in pursuing basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders during the summer.

The proposed research must be scientifically linked to autism or a closely related field. Autism Science Foundation will consider all areas of related basic and clinical research including but not limited to: human behavior across the lifespan (language, learning, communication, social function, epilepsy, sleep, self-injurious behavior, catatonia), neurobiology (anatomy, development, neuro-imaging), pharmacology, neuropathology, human genetics, genomics, epigenetics, epigenomics, immunology, molecular and cellular mechanisms, studies employing model organisms and systems, and studies of treatment and service delivery.

Click here to view the RFA for 2017 Undergraduate Summer Research

The following students were selected for summer 2017 funding:

Danielle Dennis Cornell University Dr. Rebecca M. Jones
Jacqueline Emerson Duke University Dr. Geraldine Dawson
Christopher Esposito Stony Brook University Dr. Matthew Lerner
Edward Gao U.C. San Francisco Dr. Stephan Sanders
Ellyn Pueschel San Diego State University Dr. Inna Fishman
Laura Thomas University of Minnesota Dr. Jed Elison