ISN is seeking outstanding young scientists to be nominated for this prestigious award!

NOMINATE A YOUNG SCIENTIST

ELIGIBILTY & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Every two years, on the occasion of its Biennial Meeting, the ISN awards up to two ISN Young Scientist Lectureship Awards.

These awards recognize eminent research achievements of promising young scientists. Neurochemistry is considered in its broadest context within molecular and cellular neuroscience.

Up to two young scientists, 38 years of age or younger at the time of the proposal, may be given the ISN award consisting of an honorarium and paid trip to the ISN-ESN Meeting in Paris, France from 20-24 August, 2017, where they will need to present a 30 minute lecture (including discussion).

Candidates can be proposed either by a head of department or a senior scientist.
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CRITERIA FOR CONSIDERATION:

To be eligible for this award, the applicant who is nominating must be an ISN member in good standing (membership fees paid for current year at the time of the application submission)
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APPLICATION MUST CONTAIN:

  • A full curriculum vitae (listing date of birth, degrees and years obtained, current and previous appointments, prizes, full list of publications and other relevant material) Sample CV
  • A short description (with references) of the research accomplishments of the candidate
  • An abstract of the topic to be covered in the talk
  • A nominating letter from the Head of Department or senior scientist stating why this candidate should be considered for this award


SELECTION PROCESS:

The nominations will be reviewed by ISN Conference Committee and the results will be announced in April 2017.


PRIZE:

  • Full coverage of the travel costs ( travel ticket based on economy travel), hotel costs (up to 5 nights) , per diem allowance of USD 75 (days counting are during your stay in Paris and full travel days). This allowance is assumed to cover all additional expenses during the meeting, including the local airport transfers in Paris)
  • Complimentary registration fees
  • A honorarium of USD 1.000

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HOW TO APPLY:

Step One: As the senior scientist please sign in to your MyISN account or create one at:
https://www.neurochemistry.org

Step Two:
After you login you will find the YSL application form in the submission menu on left. The YSL application form will collect general information and request that you upload, in PDF format, the following documents (How to convert MS Word Documents to PDF Documents?) of your nominee:

  • A full curriculum vitae (listing date of birth, degrees and years obtained, current and previous appointments, prizes, full list of publications and other relevant material) Sample CV
  • A short description (with references) of the research accomplishments of the candidate
  • An abstract of the topic to be covered in the talk
  • A nominating letter from the Head of Department or senior scientist stating why this candidate should be considered for this award

Step Tree: Submit the online form and then view the accuracy of the application. You will be able to edit it until the application process closes.

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 28 February 2017

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Questions and queries
Should you have any questions or need any information, please email the ISN secretariat at:
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