Funding Opportunities

Neurobiology Commission Bursaries

Announcing a funding opportunity for young trainees and investigators with limited financial resources to attend scientific meetings, workshops, or other training opportunities that promise to advance their research career. The bursaries will cover travel expenses to a maximum of $2,000 per applicant to attend a scientific or training activity. 

Bursary application and further information. Deadline for applications is 31 October 2021.

Workshop Funding

Funding for scientific meetings or workshops relevant to neurobiology of epilepsy can also be provided through the NBC. Requests for sponsoring such workshops are considered for funding on an annual basis by the NBC. To apply, please complete the NBC Funding Request Form by 31 July of the year preceding the planned meeting. Decisions on support will be announced by the end of March of the year of the event.

Harinarayan Young Neuroscientist Award

This award is designed to reward young basic science investigators (within 10 years of completing PhD or MD training) that submit an abstract to the ILAE Congress

Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is an international research prize of US$25,000. Since 2002 it has been awarded annually to one young scientist who is not older than 35 years for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. Entry deadline for the 2021 Prize has now expired. The next entry deadline is 15 June 2022. See