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Call for Applications: CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) Young Scientist Research Fund Awards
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) is now taking applications for its Young Scientist Research Fund Awards, a program to recognize new researchers making contributions to the understanding of ADHD. CHADD will support two ADHD researchers with:
~ an unrestricted cash award of $5,000 each;
~ recognition at CHADD’s Annual International Conference on ADHD
~ an allowance to cover most Conference-related expenses
~ a one-year CHADD professional membership.
Applicants must be in the process of completing a doctoral degree or have completed one within the last three years with the doctoral degree awarded no earlier than January 2010. They must be involved in conducting research addressing an area of ADHD that will further understanding of the disorder. The research may address any area relevant to ADHD, including, but not limited to:
~ biological/genetic underpinnings of the disorder
~ treatment efficacy
~ impact on the individual or family
~ school or workplace accommodations
~ social stigma and discrimination
~ public health
Applicants should submit a description of the research program (not more than 2 pages single-spaced) as well as any supporting documents such as published papers or summaries of ongoing studies. Any external funding must be disclosed. A minimum of two recommendations is required. The submitted research must have Institutional Review Board approval.
Deadline for applications is May 15, 2013.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.