Apply for an Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

*The 2021 funding cycle is now closed*

Request for Applications:
2021 Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorders

RFA Released: —-
Applications Due: —–
Notification of Awards: —-

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.  Priority will be given to students from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds and/or to studies that focus on understanding and narrowing the diagnosis and services gap across race, ethnicity and/or socioeconomic status.

Click here to view the RFA for 2021 Undergraduate Summer Research

The following students were selected for summer 2020 funding:

Alana Eiland Yale University Dr. James McPartland
Natalie Finnegan UC Davis Dr. Meghan Miller
Kyra Rosen University of California, L.A. Dr. Shafali Jeste
Joshua Glauser Boston Children’s Hospital Dr. Charles Nelson &
      Dr. Carol Wilkinson