February 2015 – OAR Invites Proposals for its Annual Applied Research Competition

Since the inception of the annual Applied Research Competition in 2002, the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) has spent over $3.3 million in support of autism research. OAR invites researchers to submit pre-proposals for the 2015 application round by March 30, 2015.

Through this program, OAR will fund 1-2 year studies that expand the body of autism research in a way that produces practical results, and offers to enhance the quality of life for persons with autism and their families. Awardees will receive a maximum of $30,000.

Researchers interested in applying are encouraged to review the full Request for Proposal and Funding guidelines. Both can be accessed here. For questions about the Applied Research Competition, please contact Kimberly Ha, Programs and Outreach Associate, at (703) 243-9762, or kha@researchautism.org.

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