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Award at a Glance

Award amount: $1,000 + reimbursement of the EB advance registration fee  

Application deadline: November 25

Questions? Contact: Sections Administrator

Who can apply: Must be an APS member in good standing with affiliation in the Central Nervous System Section.

Past Awardees

Award Description

The Central Nervous System Section New Investigator Award recognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career. Candidates should be investigators who have made meritorious contributions to the area represented by the CNS Section.

Eligibility
  • Candidate must be an APS member in good standing with affiliation in the Central Nervous System Section.
  • Applicant must receive nominations from 2 regular members of APS.
  • Applicatant should not be above the rank of Assistant Professor or comparable position in a research track at an academic institution or in industry (e.g. Scientist, SR. Scientist, Research Investigator, etc.)

Criteria

Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Nomination Letter 1
  • Nomination Letter 2
  • Publication Reprint 1
  • Publication Reprint 2
  • Publication Reprint 3

Optional materials:

  • Abstract number 
  • Name of First Author on Abstract
  • Abstract Submission

Please note: that materials in excess (eg., inclusion of extra letters beyond 2 required letters or inclusion or curriculum vitae) will be excluded from evaluation. 


Applications are only accepted via online submission.