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ADHD Research Award Program 2016 – Applications Now Available

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is pleased to announce the 2016 Young Scientist Research Awards, a program to recognize young researchers making contributions to the understanding of ADHD.

Two awards will each include an unrestricted cash prize of $1,000, recognition at CHADD’s 28th Annual International Conference in Costa Mesa, California; conference travel, registration, and expense allowance; a one-year professional membership to CHADD; recognition in CHADD's Attention magazine and on CHADD’s website; and publicity through social media posts and ADHD Weekly e-newsletter.

Applicants must be in the process of completing a doctoral degree or have completed one within the last three years with the doctoral degree awarded no earlier than January 2013.

Research may address any area relevant to ADHD including, but not limited to: biological/genetic underpinnings of the disorder, treatment efficacy; impact on the individual or family, school or workplace accommodations, social stigma and discrimination, public health, and epidemiology.

The awards are currently being supported by a number of individual donations.

Deadline for applications is May 16, 2016.For an application or for more information, go to www.chadd.org/youngscientist or send an email to youngscientist@chadd.org.

This article appeared in ADHD Weekly on April 28, 2016.

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