The Program offers grants for the support of projects with amounts of up to $100,000 (two grants of $50,000 or one grant of $100,000) plus up to 10% indirect costs per year for a period of one year. Funds cannot be used to cover tuition costs.
Through this process, O.R.S.A. invites grant applications from professionals committed to conducting novel, emerging, or innovative research in areas relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment and/or understanding of Rett syndrome and its implications on society. This program is provided to support current investigators and encourage new investigators to pursue research in Rett syndrome.
O.R.S.A. intends to provide awards to outstanding applicants who meet the eligibility criteria of the Program and who have been approved by its Research Grant Advisory Committee (the “Advisory Committee”). Further support is possible to existing funded projects by offering the option to renew funding upon the successful applicant’s re-application to the program.
Should you have any inquiries, please contact:
O.R.S.A. Advisory Committee
Ontario Rett Syndrome Association