The McKnight Scholar Awards encourage neuroscientists in the early stages of their careers to focus on disorders of learning and memory.

Applicant and host information

Applicant citizenship:

Host country: United States

Years since PhD: Have no more than four years of experience in an independent, tenure-track faculty position. (Traditionally, successful candidates have held faculty positions for at least one year; non tenur

Award details

Award: $225 000

Award Duration (years):

Research costs:


Mobility rule:

Subjects: Please check the website

Additional comments: The awards support young scientists who hold the M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree, who have completed formal postdoctoral training, and who demonstrate a commitment to neuroscience. The Endowment Fund especially seeks applicants working on problems that, if solved at the basic level, would have immediate and significant impact on clinically relevant issues.

How to apply? For further eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit: Official Funding website

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