Centre for Brain Research


Neuroscience research prizes

Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology


  • Granting body: Eppendorf AG and Science magazine
  • Field of research: Neuroscience
  • Next application deadline: June 15 of each year
  • Prize money USD 25,000 (Personal Award)
  • Other honours or benefits: Sponsored trip to Prize Ceremony in the USA - Work published in Science magazine - USD 1,000 in free products from Eppendorf - Sponsored trip to visit Eppendorf in Hamburg
  • Eligibility: This is an international research prize. The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist who is 35 years of age or younger for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted by him/her during the past three years.
  • Requirements: An essay of max. 1,000 words, written by the entrant, that describes his/her research with relevance to and in keeping with current methods and advances in the field of neurobiology. The applicant must have done or directed all of the work which must have been performed in the past three years. - A one-page letter of recommendation from his/her postdoctoral adviser, supervisor or other senior colleague who is familiar with the entrant’s work. - A curriculum vitae
  •  E-mail: eppendorfscienceprize@aaas.org
  • Website: http://www.eppendorf.com/prize