Societies Grants

Societies Grants

​A number of travel grants to attend the FENS Forum 2018 will be offered by several of the FENS member societies and by SfN. See links below for more information.  

German Neuroscience Society

The German Neuroscience Society – Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (NWG) – is offering 30 travel grants for the participation in the 11th Forum of European Neuroscience in Berlin, Germany on July 7 - 11, 2018. 

Amount of grant: 500

Criteria for application:

  • Travel grants are available for Ph. D. students and young postdocs only
  • Applicants must be up to the age of 35 years at the time of application
  • Applicants must participate with their own contribution
  • Applicants must be the first author of the contribution
  • Applicants must be members of the German Neuroscience Society either working in Germany or abroad.
In order to apply please submit the following documents: 
  • 1 page CV
  • A  list of publications
  • A copy of the abstract
  • One short letter of recommendation
Applications can now be submitted via the website of the German Neuroscience Society. 

The deadline for application is 13 February 2018.


Society for Neuroscience – SFN is offering 15 travel awards to support members from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, who have advanced to PhD candidacy or are postdoctoral fellows to attend the FENS Forum 2018 in Berlin, Germany. 

Amount of grant: Up to $2,000 each

More information can be found at the website of the Society of Neuroscience .



More information will soon be available at the website of the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience.


The Belgian Society for Neuroscience is offering 6 travel grants to support the participation to the FENS Forum. Applicants must be a member of the Belgian Society for Neuroscience at the time of the application. 

Amount of grant: €500

More information on how to apply can be found at the website of the Belgian Society for Neuroscience. 


The French Neuroscience Society will be awarding a number of travel grants to students attending the FENS Forum in Berlin. The applicant must be a member of the French Neuroscience Society. 

Amount of grant: €500 

More information on how to apply can be found at the website of the French Neuroscience Society. 


The Spanish Society for Neuroscience is supporting the young scientist careers by offering 30 travel grants for applicants attending the 11th FENS Forum 2018.
20 grants for PhD students: Up to €350 each
10 grants for postdoctoral researchers: Up to €350 each
More information can be found at the website of the Spanish Society of Neuroscience.

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