Child Neurology Society Invites Applications for Young Academic Researchers Award Program

The Child Neurology Society is inviting applications for its 2017 Young Academic Researchers Award program.

The program offers three annual awards for members just starting out in their academic/research careers, including the Philip R. Dodge Young Investigators Award, the Child Neurology Shields Research Grant, and the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation Scientific Research Grant.

1) Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award: An award for basic science or clinical research by a promising young investigator who is also a member of the Child Neurology Society. Applications will be judged on the basis of their originality, scientific merit, succinctness, and relevance. The recipient of the Dodge Award will receive a grant-in-aid of $20,000 and will be invited to present his/her work at the 46th annual meeting of the Child Neurology Society in Kansas City, Missouri, on October 6, 2017.

2) Child Neurology Shields Research Grant: The grant supports translational or clinical research by a child neurologist or developmental pediatrician early in his/her academic career. The selected investigator will receive a grant of $50,000 per year over two years.

3) Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF) Scientific Research Grant: The grant supports clinical or basic science research by a child neurologist or developmental pediatrician early in his/her academic career. The selected investigator will receive a grant of $50,000 per year over two years.

To be eligible, applicants must be a current CNS member in good standing.

See the CNS website for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, and application instructions.

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