ISN Young Scientist Lectureship Award

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

HOW TO APPLY:

Step One: As nominating senior scientist and active ISN member, please sign in to your MyISN account https://www.neurochemistry.org

Step Two: After you login, you will find the YSL application form in the submission menu on the left. The YSL application form will collect general information and request that you upload, in PDF format, the following documents of your nominee:

  • full curriculum vitae of your nominee (find here what your CV should include)
  • A short description (with references) of the research accomplishments of the candidate
  • An abstract of the topic to be covered in the talk
  • nominating letter from the Head of Department or senior scientist stating why this candidate should be considered for this award

Step Three: Submit the online form and then view the accuracy of the application. You will be able to edit it until the application period closes (February 28).

If there are any questions about the application process, please email them to secretariat@neurochemistry.org

ELIGIBILITY & 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 recognise eminent research achievements of promising young scientists. Neurochemistry is considered in its broadest context within molecular and cellular neuroscience.

Up to two young scientists, up to 10 years after the year the doctoral degree was awarded (at the time of the proposal), may be given the ISN award consisting of an honorarium and paid trip to the ISN-APSN Meeting in Kyoto, Japan from 15-19 August, 2021, where they will need to present a 30 minute lecture (including discussion).

Candidates can be proposed either by a head of the department or a senior scientist.

 

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)

APPLICATION MUST CONTAIN:

  • full curriculum vitae of your nominee (find here what your CV should include)
  • A short description (with references) of the research accomplishments of the candidate
  • An abstract of the topic to be covered in the talk
  • 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.


PRIZE:

  • Coverage of the travel costs (travel ticket based on economy travel)
  • Coverage of the hotel costs (up to 5 nights)
  • Complimentary registration for the 5-day meeting
  • An honorarium of USD 1.000

 

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