Apply for an Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Request for Applications: 2018 Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

**The 2018 application period is closed.**

RFA Released: January 12, 2018
Applications Due: February 16, 2018 5:00 PM EST
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 2018 Undergraduate Summer Research

The following students were selected for summer 2018 funding:

Ethan Gahr Seattle Children’s Research Hospital Dr. Sara Jane Webb
Christina Layton Seaver Autism Center Dr. Jennifer Foss-Feig
Ryan Risgaard University of Wisconsin, Madison Dr. Xinyu Zhao
Evan Suzman Vanderbilt University Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski