Ataxia Research Grant


To assist investigators in the early or pilot phase of their studies relevant to the cause, pathogenesis or treatment of the hereditary or sporadic ataxias.


Open to all nationals.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

$5,000-15,000 range. Funding may be considered for up to $35,000 for projects deserving special consideration

Application procedure

Application forms can be downloaded from the website.

Closing date

August 15th; letter of intent due July 15th

Study Level

  • Postgraduate
  • Research

National Ataxia Foundation

The National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by ataxia through support, education, and research. In 1978, the Foundation first began direct funding of ataxia research through the NAF Research 'Seed-Money' Program. Since that time, the Foundation has established two additional research programs including the NAF Young Investigator Award and the NAF Fellowship Award.

Contact Details

  • (763) 553 0020
  • (763) 553 0167
  • 2600 Fernbrook Lane Suite 119
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the National Ataxia Foundation by using the links below.


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