2017 Travel Awards

SONA is pleased to announce to announce that the Canadian Association for Neuroscience is providing ONE travel award of $500 to assist a SONA trainee in attending their Annual Meeting in Montreal, May 28-31.


  • Master’s and PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows are eligible to apply
  • Applicants must have attended the 2016 SONA Conference AND have submitted an abstract and registered for CAN 2017

Important Dates:

  • Submission due date, Monday, April 3 2017
  • Winner will be notified by Monday, April 24, 2017

Submission Checklist (please submit a single pdf file to

  • Abstract (Presented at SONA 2016)
  • Abstract (Submitted for CAN 2017)
  • Evidence of registration (for CAN 2017)
  • A letter of recommendation from the nominee's PI
  • A one-page description from the candidate highlighting 1) recent research contributions to neuroscience and 2) neuroscience outreach and service activities


The Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association (SONA) is an official local chapter of the Society for Neuroscience