Sponsored abstracts & stipends for SfN available to BNA members

4th Apr 2017

FENS-sponsored abstracts

Did you know that as BNA members you can get free membership of FENS - and as a FENS member you can apply for a FENS-sponsored abstract at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in Washington DC?

This is a unique benefit for FENS members! 

These International Society Members (ISM) sponsored abstracts are given out on a first come, first served basis, and the deadline to apply is 30 April midnight CET.

If you are an early career researcher, or you know someone in your lab or university who is, then this is a great opportunity to present your work at the largest neuroscience conference in the world. 

See full details online

Find out how to join FENS for FREE using your BNA membership

ISM sponsored abstracts allow FENS members to register and present an abstract at the SfN annual meeting on the same conditions as regular members of SfN. Register for an ISM slot with FENS and receive your unique slot number with additional information on how to register and submit your abstract. See full details online.

Stipends also available

In odd years (i.e. in between FENS meetings) FENS also offers stipends for members to attend the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). 

  • FENS offers 10 travel grants of  1.500 each to attend the annual meeting of the SfN (Washington, 11-15 November 2017). Stipends are earmarked for FENS members.
  • Online application via the FENS website will be open from 2 May to 31 May 2017 (midnight CEST)
  • All applicants will be informed about the outcome of their application and a list of successful awardees will be published on the FENS website on by the end of June 2017.

Criteria for applicants: 

  • a FENS member 
  • PhD student or postdoctoral fellow working in Europe
  • the applicant should be PRESENTING (i.e. first) author in a submitted abstract to the SfN
  • the age limit is 35 years at the time of application.

The applicant is requested to upload the following documents during the application:

  • 1 page CV – excluding publications (longer CVs will be truncated)
  • Submitted poster abstract as submitted to the SfN
  • Two short letters of recommendation

Check the FENS website when application opens on 2nd May.

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