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

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Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience

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


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #175244

Grant Description

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 presents a public lecture at MIT, hosted by the McGovern Institute and followed by a dinner in Spring 2022.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

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:

The nomination deadline is December 15, 2022.

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. The recipient presents a public lecture at MIT, hosted by the McGovern Institute and followed by a dinner in Spring 2022.

More about the prize:
https://mcgovern.mit.edu/events/edward-m-scolnick-prize-in-neuroscience/

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The prize consists of a $200,000 award and an inscribed gift.

Contact Information:

Email nomination packet to:
Gayle Lutchen
gwolf@mit.edu

or mail to:
Attn: Scolnick Prize Nomination
McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Bldg 46-3160
Cambridge, MA 02139

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