Distinguished Research Award


To reward an individual or individuals whose research has had a significant impact on the prevention or improvement of mental retardation.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

The recipient of the award will receive a plaque, US$1,000 and a trip to speak at the Research and Prevention Luncheon of The Arc's National Convention

Application procedure

Applicants must send the original and five copies of a nomination to The Arc.

Closing date

April 4th

Arc of the United States

The Arc of the United States advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and affiliation chapters, we improve systems of supports and services, connect families, inspire communities and influence public policy.

Contact Details

  • www.thearc.org
  • 800 433 5255
  • 202 534-3731
  • 11825 K Street
    Suite 1200
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Arc of the United States by using the links below.


FindAPhd .com for PhD studentships and programmes


Copyright ©2013-2023
All rights reserved

© material: The Grants Register 4 Jun 2023, published 2013,
reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan

PostgraduateFunding is a database of small grants & bursaries

PostgraduateFunding is a trading name of FindAUniversity Ltd.
FindAUniversity Ltd, 77 Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK. Tel: +44 (0)114 268 4940 Fax: +44 (0) 114 268 5766