The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) is an extensive two-year training program open to underrepresented neuroscience graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. NSP offers live events, webinars, a library of educational resources, and an online community for seeking career connections and scientific and professional development guidance.
Fifteen candidates will be selected as NSP Fellows and gain additional benefits, including access to a mentoring team, complimentary access and travel to the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, and an annual award of $1,500 to support allowed professional development activities. All eligible applicants will be invited to become NSP Associates.
ELIGIBILITY: • Citizens or permanent residents of the United States • Enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program or postdoctoral fellowship • From a group recognized as underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences. These groups include Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, and individuals with disabilities, defined as physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
Internal Number: 05232018
About Society for Neuroscience
The Society for Neuroscience is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, now has nearly 38,000 members in more than 90 countries and over 130 chapters worldwide.