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FRAXA Grants and Fellowships


To promote research aimed at finding a specific treatment for Fragile X Syndrome.


There are no eligibility restrictions.

Quantity Available

25-35 each year

Study Length

1 year, renewable

Award Value

$45,000 per year for postdoctoral fellowship for 2 years (for salary, fringe benefits and consumable costs)

Application procedure

Candidates must complete an application form, available from the FRAXA Research Foundation or from the website. Potential candidates are welcome to submit a one-page initial inquiry letter describing the proposed research before submitting a full application.

Closing date

February 1st

Study Level

  • Research

FRAXA Research Foundation

The FRAXA Research Foundation funds postdoctoral fellowships and investigator-initiated grants to support medical research aimed at the treatment of Fragile X Syndrome. FRAXA is particularly interested in preclinical studies of potential pharmacological and genetic treatments and studies aimed at understanding the function of the FMRI gene.

Contact Details

More information

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


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