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This page contains information on scholarships for people working in autism research. These scholarships will help to increase our knowledge of autism and improve our ability to help those whose lives have been affected by it.
The Sinneave Family Foundation's Richard Haskayne Scholarship for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an annual scholarship of $5000 that will be awarded to an eligible Albertan with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) pursuing a post high school education, training or vocation.
The Sinneave Family Foundation's Dr. Fraser Mustard Scholarship for Advancing Knowledge in the Field of Autism Spectrum Disorder is an annual scholarship of $5000 that will be awarded to an eligible Albertan pursing a post-secondary academic program in a field that supports and furthers the knowledge and/or research of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
As part of the Canadian Disability Policy Alliance, a Community-University Research Alliance (CURA), 25 scholarships will be awarded over the next five years. There is an opportunity in 2012-13 for 6 scholarships for graduate studies (3 MSc and 3 PhD). Masters students will be funded for $5,000 for one year, and PhD students for $10,000 for each of two years.
The Canadian Disability Policy Alliance addresses five major policy areas: citizenship, education, employment, health services and federal disability policy. One of the objectives of the Alliance is to prepare Masters and Doctoral candidates for future research careers in the area of disability policy.