Call for nominations: CAN New Investigator Award

The CAN New Investigator Award recognizes outstanding research achievements by a neuroscientist at the early stage of their career.

Award: The awardee will have the opportunity to present at the CAN annual meeting. The award consists of economy class travel to the meeting, accommodation at the conference hotel for three nights, complimentary conference registration and a $1000 award presented at the CAN annual meeting (1)

Eligibility: Candidates must hold a PhD or MD degree (or equivalent), hold an academic or independent research appointment, be within 7 years of their first appointment in a Canadian university or affiliated research institution at the time of application (2).

To Apply: 

Please review the evaluation criteria before completing the application form below to apply

All letters of reference must be submitted to the chair of the CAN Nominations Committee,  at the following address:

All applications are reviewed by the CAN Nominations Committee.

Application deadline is January 31, 2023.

Young Investigator Award Application
Name / Nom
Name / Nom
First / Prénom
Last / Nom de famille

Maximum file size: 5MB

A one-page statement from the candidate, listing qualifications for the award / Déclaration d'une page du ou de la candidate, incluant les qualifications pour le prix

Maximum file size: 5MB

Maximum file size: 5MB

Note about letters of reference

Up to two letters of recommendations can be included. Each letter must be submitted independently by its author to the following email address:

Note au sujet des lettres de référence

Jusqu'à deux lettres de recommandation peuvent être incluses. Chaque lettre doit être soumise indépendamment par son auteur à l'adresse électronique suivante :