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Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for
Significant Contributions to the Field of Neuroscience

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Deadline Date:

12/15/17

Description:

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize significant contributions to advancing the field of neuroscience. Nominators must be individuals associated with universities, hospitals, medicals schools, or research institutes, and have a background in neuroscience. The recipient is required to presents a public lecture in the spring of 2018.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175244

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The prize consists of a $150,000 award and an inscribed gift.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates for the award must be nominated by individuals affiliated with universities, hospitals, medicals schools, or research institutes, with a background in neuroscience.

Self-nomination is not permitted.

Members of the selection committee and faculty affiliated with MIT are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Calls for nominations are announced in the fall. Winners are announced early the following year, and the prize ceremony, which includes a public lecture, takes place in the spring.

Recipient must attend all events to be awarded the prize.

Nomination Deadline: December 15, 2017

Announcement of the award recipient will be made in January 2018.

More about the prize: https://mcgovern.mit.edu/events/scolnick-prize

Contact Information:

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

Email nomination packet to gwolf@mit.edu

Send nomination packet to:
Attn: Scolnick Prize Nomination
McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue 46-3160
Cambridge, MA 02139

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