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Autism Scholars Awards

Autism Scholars Awards


With the support of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Autism Scholars Awards have been established to ensure that Ontario attracts and retains pre–eminent scholars. The community of autism scholars fostered by this Awards Program will excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge concerning child autism, and its translation into improved health for children, more effective services and products for children with autism, and increase the province’s capacity in diagnosis and assessment of autism and a strengthened treatment system.

Value and Duration

  • Master’s Awards: $18,000 each
  • Doctoral Awards: $20,000 each



  • December 1

How to Apply


In order to apply for this award, please follow the instructions of the Council of Ontario Universities website and submit a complete application package in one file to the Scholarship & Awards Coordinator. The confidential letters must also be sent directly to the Scholarship & Awards Coordinator.


  • If you require further assistance, please contact our Scholarship & Awards Coordinator or Research Officer by visiting our FGS Staff Directory.