Apply for an Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Request for Applications: 2019 Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

RFA Released: January 7, 2019
Applications Due: February 18, 2019 5:00 PM EST
Notification of Awards: March 2019

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 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