Apply for an Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Request for Applications:
2020 Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorders

RFA Released: January 6, 2020
Applications Due: February 19, 2020 5:00 PM EST
Notification of Awards: mid-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, service delivery, policy and employment.

Click here to view the RFA for 2020 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