2021 Grass Foundation - ANA Award in Neuroscience Nomination Form

Deadline for nominations is

Monday,April 26, 2021 11:59 pm PDT

Purpose

The Grass Foundation- ANA Award in Neuroscience was established in 2007 to recognize outstanding young physician-scientists conducting research in basic or clinical neuroscience. The Grass Foundation was established in 1955 by Albert and Ellen Grass to advance research and education in neuroscience, with a special focus on investigators early in their careers. 

Eligible Candidates

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Current membership in the ANA
  • Physician-scientist neurology faculty members early in their careers (MD or MD, PhD) 
  • Faculty who are less than 5 years out of postgraduate training
  • Actively working in the field of academic neurology or neuroscience
Not Eligible 
  • Full professor is not eligible
  • Previous awardees

Self-nominations are encouraged. Candidates who have submitted unsuccessfully in the past may reapply. 

The awardee will receive:
  • $1,000 honorarium
  • Inclusion in the scientific program of the ANA’s Annual Meeting as either a poster or platform presenter
  • Gratis Annual Meeting registration
  • Up to $1,500 travel reimbursement
  • Commemorative plaque
The submitter must include the following:
  1. Two Letters
    • Nomination letter from Senior Neuroscience colleague detailing the nominee’s early achievements and career trajectory in neuroscience research
    • Seconding Letter, preferably from the an individual outside of the nominee's institution
  2. Nominee’s CV
  3. Research Description: a summation of the nominee’s research (max 1 page) that identifies top areas of research and includes no more than links to 3 papers. Abstracts are acceptable.    
Submitter Information

It is my honor to nominate:

Nominee Information
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Nomination letter from Senior Neuroscience colleague detailing the nominee’s early achievements and career trajectory in neuroscience research
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A summation of the nominee’s research (max 1 page) that identifies top areas of research and includes no more than links to 3 papers. Abstracts are acceptable.
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