Student Funding

The Thomas Karger Award


In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Karger Workshops at the J. B. Johnston Club annual meeting, and in recognition of his support of the Club throughout the years, "The Thomas Karger Award" for excellence in evolutionary neuroscience will be given annually, beginning in 2013, to a young investigator who, at the time of his or her application, is a candidate for the Ph.D., or is within a year of having received the Ph.D.  The award will carry a monetary prize, as well as the opportunity for the awardee's work to be presented at the annual meeting of The J. B. Johnston Club for Evolutionary Neuroscience. 


To apply, the candidate should fill out this application and submit a 1000 word summary of his or her research and its significance as applicable to the goal of promoting evolutionary neuroscience, along with any publications that have resulted from the research.  Applications are due July 1, 2016.



Carneiro Travel Award

Luis Carneiro was a wonderful and valued supporter of the J.B. Johnston Club. For many years he coordinated the publishers’ book display and subsequent give-away to his fellow graduate students. In his honor and as a memorial, beginning in 2002, the graduate student coordinator of the book display has asked for two copies of each book from the publishers and we have given away one book to the grad students while “silently” auctioning off another copy. The purpose of the auction was to raise funds in Luis’s memory to bring students to participate in the annual meeting of the J.B. Johnston Club.

The monetary award is intended to serve as an incentive and lower the barrier to students who would otherwise not be able to attend the J. B. Johnston Club meeting.
 To apply, the candidate should fill out this application .Applications are due July 1, 2016.


Grass Foundation Fellowships 

See the Grass Foundation website for application details.



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