PhD Thesis awards – Call for application

In 2021, the French Neuroscience Society will offer PhD Thesis awards, of 1000 € each, for a PhD work performed in France.

Applicants must:

  • be member of the French Neuroscience Society and be up to date with their membership fees (including for the year of the  thesis defense),
  • have defended their thesis between January 1st and December 31st, 2020,
  • have posted information related to their thesis on the website of the Society.

To be complete, the application must include:

  • a cover letter (3 000 characters, spaces included) describing briefly the candidate’s profile and the research accomplishments, the novelty and interest of his/her work for the field of Neuroscience.
  • a brief curriculum vitae (one page maximum, pdf format) including information on education (indicate if the diplomas were obtained with honours), a list of publications (original/review articles) and/or communications at meetings (indicate if the contributions were presented as oral communications or posters), and the professional project. Mention, if applicable, the prizes and/or funding obtained during the thesis.
  • a description of the candidate’s research work during the PhD and a few lines about the professional project (3-4 pages maximum). It is essential to mention the personal contributions of the candidate to the work and publications.
  • the thesis reports (pdf format).
  • the thesis manuscript (pdf format)

Deadline for application: 31 January 2021. – Call for application closed