Grants, Awards & Fellowships

What We Fund

The Autism Science Foundation regularly awards grants and fellowships to autism researchers studying a variety of issues aimed at finding solutions for people with autism. View our current funding opportunities below:

Profound Autism Pilot Grants

Intended to support projects that will improve,
expand, or make possible the inclusion of those with “profound autism” into research studies
.

RFA released: July 18, 2022
Application Due: September 16, 2022
Notification: December 2022

Predoctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships

One year awards for pre and post doc training in basic or clinical research.
RFA to be released: August 8, 2022
Application Due: December 9, 2022 5:00 PM ET
Notification:
 April 2023

Suzanne Wright Memorial Research Accelerator Awards

Designed to expand the scope, speed the progress or increase the efficiency and improve final product dissemination of active autism research grants.
RFA released:
April 12, 2022
Application Due:
June 14, 2022
Notification:
August 2022

Post-Undergraduate Two Year Fellowship

Two year awards for students who have received a bachelor’s degree and want to gain more intense experience in autism research by working in a lab environment prior to entry into a graduate program. 
RFA to be released: August 8, 2022
Application Due: December 9, 2022 5:00 PM ET
Notification: April 2023

Undergraduate Summer Research Awards

8 weeks of summer research for undergraduates in autism lab.
RFA to be released:
 January 2023
Application Due: February 2023
Notification: March 2023

Check out our resources for potential or current grantees here.

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