The Department of Defense, through the Defense Appropriations Act, provides funding for the Autism Research Program to support research of exceptional scientific merit and innovation with high impact that focuses on ASD. Research support includes clinical trials and career development.
The annual Applied Research Competition is the most competitive line of funding we offer. Researchers can apply for 1-2 year grants of up to $40,000. The OAR invites applications for its annual Applied Research Competition. Through the competition, OAR seeks to promote evidenced-based practices based on research related to ASK.