Autism - Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowships 2014 ($ 29,500)
Autism Speaks invites applications for the Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowships. Closing date for submitting Letters of Intent is October 2, 2013. The primary purpose of the Weatherstone fellowship is to provide highly qualified candidates with exceptional research training opportunities broadly related to the study of Autism Spectrum Disorders. General areas of research include: behavioral, psychosocial and /or educational challenges; family issues; language / communication; environmental factors; epidemiology and public health; health services research; genetics and/or genomics; health services research; medical / psychiatric comorbidities; biomedical and/or pharmacological interventions; developmental biology; neuroscience; physiology / anatomy; and technology development.
The two-year fellowship includes and annual $ 29,500 award that includes a stipend of $ 22,100 plus a $ 7,400 annual allowance for fringe benefits, research costs and supplies, professional travel and/or tuition reimbursement.