FENS Forum Awards
Submissions will open in February 2020.
Every other year, SfN will grant up to fifteen awards of up to $2,500 each to support members from the United States, Canada, and Mexico who have advanced to PhD candidacy or are postdoctoral fellows to attend the biannual Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum. Awardees must submit an abstract by the deadline at their own expense. Visit the FENS Forum webpage for more information.
Recipients are selected based on the scientific merit of the abstract submitted to the forum and the strength of related application materials.
Applicant may not receive additional travel awards from IBRO, FENS, or JNS to attend this event.
The following materials are required:
- One page curriculum vitae (CV), including country of residency and education (note when applicant advanced to PhD candidacy), honors, awards, and publications
- One letter of recommendation from an academic adviser
- A copy of the abstract that will be submitted for the conference. Awardees must submit an abstract at their own expense by the FENS deadline of February 18, 2020, 11:59 p.m. CET. SfN will request proof of submission from awardees
- A 500 word essay or less describing career goals, planned research, and the value of attending the FENS Forum
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
- Must be living and working in the United States, Canada or Mexico at the time of travel to the conference
- Enrollment as a graduate student who has advanced to PhD candidacy or postdoctoral fellows
- Applicant is the first author of an abstract to be presented at the forum
- SfN membership (from application to award presentation)
- Applicant may not receive another SfN travel award in the same year
- Brendan Hare, PhD, Yale University
- Carmen Wong, University of Western Ontario
- Eric Petersen, Central Michigan University
- Fernando Caravaggio, PhD, University of Toronto
- Gavin Petrie, University of Calgary
- Georgia Balsevich, PhD, University of Calgary
- Jared Kopelman, University of Pittsburgh
- Kevin Beier, PhD, Stanford University
- Lauren Reynolds, McGill University
- Marc Meadows, Vollum Institute
- Munir Kutlu, PhD, Vanderbilt University
- Salma Omer, Vanderbilt University
- Sarah Ruediger, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
- Scott Kinlein, Washington State University
- Yannick Mullié, University of Montreal