FENS-EJN Young Investigator Prize

The European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN) is the official journal of FENS. The FENS-EJN Young Investigator Prize is sponsored by Wiley (publisher of EJN). It is awarded to an early career researcher in recognition of their outstanding scientific contributions to any area of neuroscience.

This is a personal prize of £ 7,000

The FENS-EJN Young Investigator Prize 2024 nominations are open until 31 January 2023.

The deadline for submission of recommendation letters is 2 February 2023.


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Award Type: Personal Award

Prize Money: 7,000 GBP

Granting Body: FENS, EJN, Wiley

Other Benefits or Honours: The prize winner will give a lecture at the FENS Forum and write a review for publication in EJN.

Eligibility: Candidates must have obtained their PhD less than 10 years before the nomination deadline of 31 January 2023 (minus any periods of parental or (documented) health-related leave) and be either working in a European research institution or, if working elsewhere, be of European origin. Individuals may apply themselves or be nominated by fellow neuroscientists. 

Application/Submission Deadline: 31 Jan 2023

Award Ceremony: 31 Jan 2023

Contact Details

Name: FENS office

Email: awards@fens.org