Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
http://sfari.org/funding/grants/explorer-awards-rfa
Sponsor/Award: SIMONS FOUNDATION - AUTISM RESEARCH INITIATIVE - EXPLORER AWARDS - 2017 OPEN COMPETITION

Grant Amount: $70K USD FOR 1 YEAR
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: N/A
Sponsor's: N/A

Subject Areas: Autism Spectrum Disorders
Description:

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) seeks to improve the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by funding, catalyzing and driving innovative research of the greatest quality and relevance. This award program is designed to enhance our existing support of autism research by providing timely resources to enable focused experiments highly relevant to our mission. A deeper understanding of the mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorders or potential therapeutic approaches will require investigation at multiple levels, including but not limited to studies focused on gene discovery, molecular mechanisms, circuits, anatomy, and cognition and behavior. We will consider proposals at all of these levels.

Applications are considered on a rolling basis, with a response time as early as 30 days.

Application Details:

All applicants and key collaborators must hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and have a faculty position or equivalent at a college, university, medical school or other research facility.

Applications must be completed electronically and submitted using forms provided at proposalCENTRAL. Please log in as an applicant, scroll to Simons Foundation and click on the program.The application should be no more than three (3) pages long (including references and figures). Please see website for application details.

INDIRECT COSTS OF 20% MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE PROJECT BUDGET

NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Bieber,Trevor
Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

GRANTS@SIMONSFOUNDATION.ORG
160 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, New York, United States