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Young Scientist Research Awards 2018 - Applications Now Available

CHADD is now accepting applications for the 2018 Young Scientist Research Awards. The program recognizes researchers new to the ADHD field who are making contributions to the understanding of ADHD. Through the program, CHADD supports researchers with:

Applicants must be in the process of completing a doctoral degree, or must have completed such a degree within the last three years with the doctoral degree awarded no earlier than January 2015. 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 supported through a number of individual donations. CHADD is grateful to all contributors to the Young Scientist Research Awards.

Two researchers will be selected for the Award in 2018. Deadline for applications is May 21, 2018. Applicants can download the following fillable forms: 

  • General Information (pdf
  • Application Form (pdf
  • Application Check List (pdf
  • Recipient's Agreement (pdf
  • Recommendation Form (pdf)

If you have any questions regarding the Young Scientist Research Awards, please send an email to or contact Ms. Zuali Malsawma at 800-233-4050, ext. 130.

Congratulations to our previous Award Recipients!


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