Document Actions

You are here: Home / Bernstein association / Open Call: Brains for Brains Award 2017

Open Call: Brains for Brains Award 2017

Young Researchers' Computational Neuroscience Award

 

Who can apply?

  • Students of all nationalities from relevant disciplines (biology, medicine, physics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, psychology, ...) who plan to pursue a research career in Computational Neuroscience and who have at least one peer reviewed publication (as coauthor) or peer reviewed conference abstract (as first author).

The publication / conference abstract must be:

  • accepted by a journal / at a conference that peer reviews contributions prior to acceptance
  • submitted before starting doctoral studies
  • accepted or published in 2016 or 2017
  • written in English


The award is endowed with:
A travel grant of 2.000 € for a one-week trip to Germany, incl. participation in the Bernstein Conference 2017 in Göttingen and individually planned visits to up to two German research institutions in Computational Neuroscience.

Applications must contain:

  • academic curriculum vitae
  • publication list (incl. peer reviewed conference abstracts)
  • letter of motivation (stating why you would like to participate in the Bernstein Conference and which labs you would like to visit)
  • copy of the peer reviewed publication or peer reviewed conference abstract with which you apply for the award (if publication / conference abstract is not published yet: copy of acceptance letter)
  • copies of degree certificates
  • recommendation letter of academic advisor (stating that the publication / the conference abstract with which you apply for the award was submitted before you started your doctoral studies. To be sent by advisor directly to bernstein.network@fz-juelich.de)

In order to be considered for the award, applications must be complete and strictly follow the application guidelines.

Deadline for application: April 27, 2017 (2:00 p.m. CET).

Applications (in English) are to be sent by e-mail in 1 PDF file (no larger than 3 MB) to: bernstein.network@fz-juelich.de

Announcement poster for download

Information about previous awardees: