Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 2/7/2024

Jacob P. Waletzky Award

The Jacob P. Waletzky Award is given to a young scientist (within 15 years of his/her PhD or MD degree) whose independent research has led to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction. Both basic and clinical researchers are eligible for the award. Future plans to continue to make significant contributions to addiction research and treatment is one of the selection criteria. This award is endowed by the Waletzky Award Prize Fund and the Waletzky Family.

Recipients receive a $30,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The SfN president presents the prize at a lecture at the meeting.


Deadline for nominations: April 4, 2024

Eligibility Requirements

Nomination Criteria:

  • Nominations must be made or endorsed by an SfN member.
  • Nominees do not need to be SfN members.
  • Self-nomination is not permitted.
  • No person may nominate more than one candidate.
  • Current SfN officers and councilors are ineligible for nomination.
  • Due to the potential conflicts of interest, members of the selection committee may not be the nominees and they cannot serve as nominators nor write letters of recommendation.
Amount
$30,000
Funding Type
Eligibility
Posted
2/7/2024
Deadline
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