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Apply for an Undergraduate Summer Research Grant
**The 2019 application period is closed.**
Request for Applications: 2020 Undergraduate Summer Research Grant
RFA Released: January 2020
Applications Due: TBA
Notification of Awards: March 2020
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 2019 Undergraduate Summer Research
The following students were selected for summer 2019 funding:
|Nathan Bliss||Baylor College of Medicine||Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao|
|Kristen Enriquez||Yale University||Dr. Ellen Hoffman|
|Emma McQueen||UNC at Chapel Hill||Dr. Clare Harrop|
|Nicholas Page||University of California, L.A.||Dr. Dan Geschwind &|
|Dr. Michael Gandal|