[公募情報] JNS-SfN Travel Award Exchange Program

日本神経科学学会会員の皆様

Neuroscience 2020(SfN’s 50th annual meeting)の開催中止に伴い、トラベルアワードプログラムの募集は中止いたします。

日本神経科学学会(JNS)と北米神経科学会(SfN)では、相互に交換トラベルアワードプログラムを行っています。

日本からSfN大会へ参加するためのアワードへの応募を、7月16日(木)正午〆切 8月19日(水)正午〆切(※延長しました!)で募集します。このアワードは、本年10月24日-28日にワシントンで開催されるSfN大会で筆頭著者として発表する大学院学生またはポストドク研究者の皆さんの旅費の援助をするものです。

本年のSfN大会の詳細と過去の受賞者一覧につきましては、下記Webページをご参照ください。
Neuroscience 2020 (SfN‘s 50th annual meeting) :
https://www.sfn.org/Meetings/Neuroscience-2020

過去の受賞者一覧:
https://www.jnss.org/jns-sfn-travel-award_list

ご関心をお持ちの方は下記のガイドラインに従い、〆切までにjns-sfn_program@jnss.orgへ応募書類をお送りください。なお、受賞者にはSfNが会期中に主催するInternational Fellows Orientation Sessionおよび International Fellows Poster Sessionへ参加していただきます。

日本神経科学学会はダイバーシティーを奨励し、機会均等を実践しております。
奮ってご応募下さい。

日本神経科学学会・国際連携委員会委員長 合田 裕紀子

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Guidelines for applications to the JNS-SfN Travel Award Exchange Program

Eligibility
The applicant must meet all of the following criteria.
a) Enrollment as PhD-seeking graduate student or a postdoctoral scientist working in Japan
b) JNS membership in good standing on the application deadline*
c) The applicant must be the first author of an abstract submitted to the SfN Annual Meeting
   (*One can become a member of JNS within a few days.)

Events organized by SfN for awardees
  • International Fellows Orientation Session (to be held during the SfN meeting)
  • International Fellows Poster Session (to be held during the SfN meeting) The awardees are required to attend all these events. Further information on these events will be directly provided by SfN to the awardees.

Support provided
  • 2,500 US dollars equivalent (the award will be provided in JPY)
  • Award cash is remitted to recipients about two weeks prior to the SfN meeting. Note: The award cash must be used for the trip to attend the SfN 2020 meeting.
  • Complimentary conference registration (SfN will refund the conference fee later) *
    *Abstract submission fee and the membership fee of SfN are not waived.

Method of application
  • All application documents must reach the JNS office (mailto:jns-sfn_program@jnss.org) by the below mentioned deadline:

    July 16, 2020, at 12 p.m. (noon) JST
    August 19, 2020, at 12 p.m. (noon) JST *extended!!

  • All the materials, including the advisor’s recommendation, should be written in English.

The JNS Secretariat will send an e-mail acknowledgement to each applicant upon receipt of submission. If the applicant does not receive any reply within 4 days after submission, the applicant should check with the Secretariat.

Materials for application
  • All the materials should be combined into a single pdf file.
    • File Name: Your JNS Membership ID + your name.pdf
    • Subject of the E-mail: Application to JNS-SfN Travel Award
  • Application format
    • Name
    • Institution and Department
    • Address
    • Telephone
    • E-mail
    • JNS membership ID
    • Gender (Male or Female) (optional)
    • Statement of intent (200-250 words) that provides the summary of the applicant’s motivation and purpose for attending the meeting
    • One-page letter of recommendation from the applicant’s academic advisor
  • One-page curriculum vitae that includes the following information
    • Education and professional experience, if any: please explicitly mention the date when the applicant received (or is expected to receive) his/her PhD degree.
    • Honors/awards, if any.
    • Bibliography of all peer-reviewed and invited publications, as well as meeting abstracts
  • Copy of the abstract submitted to this year’s SfN meeting (An applicant must have completed submission of his/her abstract to SfN, before applying to the JNS-SfN travel Award)
 

The application deadline: July 16, 2020 at 12 p.m. (noon) JST

Contact office@jnss.org for any further questions.

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