SfN fulfills its mission to advance the understanding of the brain and the nervous system through diversity, education, outreach, career, and advocacy initiatives.
See how SfN's programs and awards advance female and underrepresented neuroscientists worldwide.
Neuroscience Scholars Program
Building the capacity of underrepresented graduate and postdoctoral researchers to cultivate long-term success.
Latin American Training Program
LATP is a unique training opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Increasing Women in Neuroscience (IWiN)
Our Department Chair Training to Increase Diversity is committed to promoting greater diversity and representation of women, minorities, and young investigators in all our activities.
Professional Development Opportunities
Trainee Professional Development Award
For undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows who are presenting abstracts at Neuroscience 2020. The 2020 application window is now closed. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
SfN provides a wealth of resources to contribute to career success for neuroscientists and to recognize lifetime achievements in the field.
Awards and Grants
SfN awards more than $500,000 each year to help neuroscientists further their careers and to recognize members who support them.
Find professional development, scientific training, and career advice resources for all career stages.
The world's largest source for neuroscience jobs.
SfN supports educational initiatives to increase neuroscience education in schools, reward scientific achievements among secondary students, and recognize public outreach.
Public Education Programs
By supporting and encouraging scientific education programs, we help the public to explore the universe between the ears.
Early Career Award
For students, postdoctoral fellows, and scientists in the field for a decade or less who have contributed remarkable research or achievements in neuroscience.
Find a Neuroscientist
Learn how you can volunteer to bring neuroscience into your community's classrooms
SfN supports educational initiatives to increase neuroscience education in schools, reward scientific achievement among secondary students, and recognize public outreach.
Public-information initiative to share the stories of scientific discovery.
Brain Awareness Campaign
A worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools and communities.