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Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Award

Awards to USA, Canada, and International
Individuals for Outstanding Neuroscience Research

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Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

Deadline Date:

05/21/21 5:00 PM EDT

Description:

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Awards of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International recent postdoctoral fellows, advanced graduate students, and research associates in recognition of outstanding contributions to the international neuroscience field. Awards are distributed in acknowledgment of exceptional research and educational pursuit in an international setting. Recipients receive complimentary hotel accommodations, transportation, and registration at the annual SfN meeting.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 195600

Number of Grants:

2

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Recipients receive a $25,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- If the nominee is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, he or she must be studying or working at an institution that is located outside of the U.S.; if a non-U.S. citizen or permanent resident, the nominee must be studying or working at an institution that is located in the U.S.
- Nominees must be active in research at the time the award is given.
- Nominees must be a postdoctoral fellow, research associate and/or advanced graduate student at the time of the nomination or have ended this stage in their career in the immediate past calendar year.

- Self-nomination is not permitted.
- Nominees do not need to be SfN members.
- Nominations must be made or endorsed by an SfN member.
- No person may nominate more than one candidate.

(Note: While the competition outcome of the award has tended to recognize advanced postdoctoral fellows and research associates, nominations of advanced graduate students and/or postdocs at the early stages of their training who have demonstrated productivity and innovative research in an international setting are encouraged.)

Current SfN officers and councilors are ineligible for nomination.

Due to potential conflicts of interest, members of the selection committee may not be the nominees, and they cannot serve as nominators nor write letters of recommendation for this prize.

Pre-Application Information:

Submissions Open: Mar 23, 2021
Submissions Close: May 21, 2021, 5:00 PM EDT

SfN will contact nominators to notify them that a decision has been made. SfN will only contact nominees if they have been selected to receive an award.

FAQs: https://www.sfn.org/initiatives/awards/awards-and-funding-faqs

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Society for Neuroscience
1121 14th Street NW, Suite 1010
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 962-4000

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