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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

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

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize significant contributions to the field of neuroscience. Nominators must be individuals associated with hospitals, medicals schools, universities, or research institutes, and have a background in neuroscience. The recipient of the Scolnick Prize will present a public lecture at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research in the Spring of 2020.

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GrantWatch ID#: 175244

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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:

Nomination Deadline: December 15, 2019

The winner, selected by a committee appointed by the director of the McGovern Institute, will be announced in January 2020.

The recipient presents a public lecture at MIT, hosted by the McGovern Institute and followed by a dinner in Spring 2020.

Recipient must attend all events to be awarded the prize.

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

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McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Bldg 46-3160
Cambridge, MA 02139

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