CNS is Celebrating 10 years!

2020 CNS Trainee Travel Awards

2020 marks the CNS 10th Anniversary. To help commemorate this landmark year, the CNS Board of Directors has established a 10th Anniversary Trainee Travel Grant Award to provide funding support for up to 10 trainees to attend #CNS2020Edmonton.


Eligible recipients must:

* Undergraduates must be presenting data and be sponsored by a CNS Active member / proof of undergraduate trainee status.


Application Requirements

Completed application package sent in PDF format to The package must include the following within one document in the order as listed below:

  1. Explanation of how your research aligns with CNS's mission and priorities (maximum 200 words)
  2. Expression of how attending the conference would benefit your academic program and personal development (maximum 200 words)
  3. Description of why you believe you are deserving of this award (maximum 200 words)

Submit your application to: by 11:59 pm ET on Friday, February 21, 2020.


Allowable Expenses

Up to $2,000 of registration/travel expenses ** will be provided to each awarded trainee. Allowable expenses include:

The following expenses will not be covered:

** Trainees to submit completed CNS expense forms (along with original receipts) within four weeks following the conference to obtain reimbursement.



Applications will be reviewed and recipients chosen based on:


Important Dates



Please submit questions by email to:

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