Young Investigator Travel Awards

The competition is now closed. 


How to apply?

The goal of the workshop is to provide a unique opportunity for scientists using a wide array of strategies and technologies, from molecular to behavioral, to discuss their latest research. The young investigator nominee can be a senior graduate student or a postdoctoral fellow (currently – up to 4 years after Ph.D.), who has a compelling story to tell and must have played a primary role in conducting the research in any of the broadly classified areas of neuroendocrinology: neuro-immunomodulation, steroid hormone and peptide action, developmental programming, metabolism, stress neurobiology, reproductive biology and comparative neuroendocrinology. All awardees will be selected on the basis of their current research, past accomplishments, and future potential. Young Investigator Awardees will showcase their research in a 15 min oral presentation and will be responsible for working with other speakers to draft a review manuscript of their session Partial travel expenses of the awardees will be provided to attend the 2017 Workshop. Those who received the Young Investigator Award during the previous IWNE Workshops in 2011, 2013 and 2015 are not eligible to apply for the 2017 Young Investigator awards.


Applications should include:

  • A Current C.V.
  • Abstract of the Research to be Presented (One Page, 12 pts font, and 1' margins)
  • One page Statement of Research History and Goals (12 pts font and 1' margins)
  • Sponsor's Letter of Recommendation to the Selection Committee

Please send application submissions to for consideration.

The letters of support should be emailed directly to the email address given above.  The application should be sent as a single document in MS Word or PDF format. Please do not submit materials in any other format. Nominations should be received on or before APRIL 1, 2017. The awardees will be selected and notified by the end of APRIL, 2017. More information about the conference is available at the meeting website:

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IWNE 2017