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MARIAN KIES AWARD

mARIAN kIES aWARD

The Marian Kies Memorial Award is presented to a junior scientist for outstanding research conducted during graduate training. The award is named in memory of Marian Kies who devoted much of her energy and enthusiasm to fostering the development of young scientists. The award consists of a $1,500 cash prize and the opportunity to organize a symposium at the ASN Annual Meeting being held the year following presentation of the award.

Past Recipients of the Marian Kies Memorial Award

A short biography of Marian Kies

AWARD APPLICATION DETAILS

APPLICATION PERIOD:

  • SEPTEMBER 30 - NOVEMBER 15, 2021

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD or thesis awarded within 2 years prior to closing date for nomination
  • Research of exceptional quality in the field of neuroscience
  • Nominee must have submitted an abstract to ASN
  • Applicant must reside win the Western Hemisphere: Canada, North America, Central America, South America, US Possessions and the Caribbean.

NOMINATION/APPLICATION MATERIALS TO BE SUBMITTED:

  • Letter of recommendation from nominee's Ph.D. advisor and one other appropriate senior scientist familiar with the nominee's research.
  • A summary of the nominee's doctoral research (maximum length of 1 single-spaced page.)
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee, including honors, awards, involvement and activities in scientific societies and a list of all publications. (Sample CV)
  • Two peer-reviewed manuscripts, manuscripts in press or manuscripts submitted for publication.
  • Copy of text of the abstract submitted to the ASN Annual Meeting. (Please note that you must submit your abstract or presentation using the ASN website according to the instructions for the specific meeting)

    SUBMISSION PROCESS:

    • Register for the ASN Annual Meeting and submit your abstract to access the online application system.
    • The Marian Kies Memorial Award application can be found under the "submissions" section of the menu after you submit your abstract.
    • Please upload the documents listed in pdf format: summary of doctoral research, CV, two peer-reviewed manuscripts.
    • Save your application. You will be able to edit it until the application process closes.
    • Letters of recommendation need to be uploaded as PDF files directly from each referee***.
    • Your application is “complete” once both referees have uploaded their letter of recommendation!

    For questions, contact the Chairs of the Marian Kies Memorial Award Committee:


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