SynGAP Research Fund Grant Application

The SynGAP Research Fund's grant program awards one-year research grants up to $65,000 and two-year grants up to $130,0000 (Note: SRF has a Board-directed policy that does not allow for the payment of indirect costs to nonprofit institutions) to young investigators, physician residents, and clinicians who are interested in studying SYNGAP1 Syndrome. Our grants are intended to help researchers explore novel ideas and answer questions related to the clinical aspects, therapies and/or genetic causes of SYNGAP1. Grant recipients are asked to give a presentation at SynGAP Research Fund's research roundtable at the American Epilepsy Society the following year to discuss their work. Please complete the following form and follow application instructions included below:

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Application Guidelines:


LOI must clearly outline hypothesis and aims and include description of how research will benefit patients with SynGAP1 Syndrome. Maximum 2 pages.


  • Applications must be submitted to and must include the following.
  • Title Page: Enter proposal title and PI information.
  • Abstract: Provide a lay summary and a scientific summary of the project.
  • Budget Period Detail: Provide a detailed budget and justification. All expenses must be in U.S. dollars.
  • Proposal (NIH format is acceptable)
  • Biosketch for each PI
  • Letters of support or collaboration as relevant

Questions regarding these guidelines are welcome and should be directed to SRF’s Managing Director, Mike Graglia.

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