PhD Scholarship Stiftung Irene

Stiftung Irene awards a PhD scholarship in cooperation with the Scientific Association for Autism Research (WGAS). The PhD scholarship is awarded to researchers who conduct empirical research with a focus on the autism-spectrum. Applicants, who investigate research questions concerning Kanner Autism in adults, are favoured. Deadline for applications is the 31st of January 2022. More information regarding the application are provided here. Please note that information is only provided in German, as Stiftung Irene expects the applicants to have some knowledge in German language.

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WGAS is funding research internships in institutions which conduct research about autism spectrum conditions. The sponsored internship should have a length of at least six weeks fulltime. For that purpose WGAS awards a grant of 500 € to excellent students. Applicants send a motivation letter together with a cv and a short statement of the inviting institution three months prior to the start of the internship as a single PDF (<3 MB) to The board of directors of the WGAS decides about funding.

Application deadline: 01.11.2021