Call for Applications – Graduate Award for Innovative Projects in Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Research

MacART is pleased to announce that applications are now open for McMaster’s Martha and Vincent Wagar Intellectual Disability and Autism Research Fund award, for innovative projects in the area of intellectual disability and/or autism research.

This annual award competition is designed for candidates who demonstrate excellence in their research and are interested in or are pursuing graduate/post-doctoral work related to autism and/or intellectual disability in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Graduate student and post-doctoral fellow awards will be awarded on the recommendation of a selection committee. Funded through the generosity of the estate of Vincent Wager, a variable number of awards will be available each year at a value of $5,000 for Master’s-level students, $10,000 for PhD-level students, and $20,000 for post-doctoral fellows.

Further information on eligibility and how to apply can be found HERE. The deadline for 2023 is Friday July 28th, 2023.

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