Are you currently looking for Autism Research Grants? There are many to choose from, although you may have to compete with other researchers for the grant. In today’s post we are focusing on giving you the list of organizations in United States that provides such grant.
List of Autism Research Grants
- OAR autism research grant competition
The OAR may be one of your choice when it comes to this type of grant. Each year, they provide two open grant competitions. The first one is for graduate students who are currently researching autism, and the second one is for professional researchers. For more information, go to https://researchautism.org/research-grants/apply-for-a-grant/
- The Autism Science Foundation
The Autism Science Foundation support medical, graduate and post doctoral students by providing the Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards. These students have to propose a training that is scientifically linked to autism and closely related area. Although this is not exactly a grant, this may help you getting additional information and training required for your research.
- Autism Teacher’s Grants 2014/ 2015 School Year
Proposals are sought by SAN DIEGO AREA educators for educational tools, specialized curriculum and/or technology that enhance learning for their students with autism. Funding can be used by educators evaluating new teaching tools and methodologies. Funding will be distributed based on the following criteria; Impact; Reach; Immediacy; and Relevance.
- NFAR Community Project Grants
The NFAR is focused on San Diego region. So if you live in San Diego and want to conduct autism research, you may apply for this grant. The grant amount is between $2,000 and $10,000. Of course, the research will have to be related to autism, especially the ones that aims to improve autism treatment. The application deadline for this autism research grant is set at September. Your research should also be a 3-12 months project.
There’s one more grant coming from NFAR, but the so-called Autism Teacher’s Grants focuses on helping teachers in their activities that are related to autism, in the hope that this incentive can improve the autistic student’s experience in school. For more info about these two grants, you can visit http://www.nfar.org/grant-programs.html
- Texas Tech, Burkhart Center Autism Studies Scholarship
Available in Texas area, this organization offers scholarships for five Master students and one Doctoral students who are interested in conducting researches in the area of autism education.
- Golfers Giving, Inc Scholarships
The Golfers Giving scholarship is available for students who are majoring in special education, including autism research. You have to be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and plan to pursue Bachelor’s degree, Post Graduate degree, or Associate degree. Your transcript should have B average score to pass the selection. In addition, you also need to write an essay on a selected topic and prepare two letters of recommendation. More information can be retrieved at http://www.golfersgivinginc.com/Scholarships.php
There are still many other autism research grants opportunities available out there. All you need is just a little search. Good luck.
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