Latin America Prizes – Call for application

The French Neuroscience Society, with the support of IBRO, offers support of 1800 euros to young Latin American researchers in order to attend the NeuroFrance 2023 meeting in Lyon, in May 2023, and to visit French laboratories to search for a post-doctoral position in France.

The candidates must currently live in Mexico, in Central or South America. They must be advanced students in their last year of their PhD program or young non-tenured researchers having obtained their PhD degree in the field of Neuroscience, in the past two years.

Prior to their arrival in France, the applicants are requested to contact at least two French laboratories and set up visiting appointments. The financial support will be contingent upon proof of attendance of the meeting and confirmation of visit appointments in French laboratories.

The following documents must be provided:

  • A curriculum vitae in English (or French) which should include: the research interests, the provisional or effective year of defense and title of the thesis, publications, congresses /workshops / oral or poster presentations, prizes and grants received as well as current position
  • A personal motivation letter and a supervisor recommendation letter.
  • A copy of the invitation letters and/or confirmation of visiting appointments by French laboratories.

Deadline for application: 10 March 2023 included.