Awards/Stipends

Poster Award: The three best poster will be awarded a prize after the poster session (1st prize € 150, 2nd prize € 100, 3rd prize € 50). A poster award committee will judge the quality of the scientific work as well as the layout and the presentation.

Travel Awards: Six Student Travel Awards will be available to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, and residents actively engaged in autism research. The awards provide a € 150 stipend and waiver of the registration fee. One travel award, the Abroad Award, is dedicated to an applicant from a foreign country.

Diversity Awards: The WTAS grants two diversity awards to individuals who have promoted, through their conference contributions, the cooperation between people with and without autism. The awards provide a € 150 stipend and waiver of the registration fee.

Deadline for submission is November 1, 2017. All decisions will be announced beginning December 2017. First priority will be given to applicants who are presenting their own original research at the 11th WTAS 2018.

Please include in your application a short curriculum vitae, a motivational statement (max. 400 words) and the application form. In the motivational statement you should describe your current research interests and experience, as well as how you think you would benefit from attending WTAS.

Applicants for the Diversity Award should describe in their motivational statement how they have contributed towards the cooperation between people with and without autism.

Please send your application only in electronic form (in one PDF file < 3 MB) to info@wgas-autismus.org.