Funding Opportunities

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2021 Pilot Awards

Mission The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) aims to expand our understanding of the role of internal brain… Read More

SCGB Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF Program)

The goal of the Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program is to spark and sustain interest in systems and computational neuroscience among undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in neuroscience research. SCGB is launching this program with the recognition that diversity improves scientific innovation and collaboration. SURF provides funds…

Bridge to Independence Award

The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain is dedicated to supporting advances in systems and computational neuroscience with the goal of expanding our understanding of the brain's internal states. SCGB's Bridge to Independence (BTI) Award aims to facilitate the transition of the next generation of systems and computational neuroscientists to research independence.

Additional awards for members of the Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain. For more information on how to apply for these grants, please email us at globalbrain@simonsfoundation.org.

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Workshops

The SCGB has resources and funding available to researchers who wish to organize and host workshops on topics relevant to the mission of the program. A member of the SCGB must be included on the organizing committee, but workshops can include presenters and attendees outside the collaboration.

Group Meetings

The SCGB has funds available to support in-person group meetings of SCGB collaborations. These meetings can take place at the Simons Foundation or elsewhere and may include PIs and trainees. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed quarterly.

Exchange of Trainees

The SCGB has funds available to enable exchanges of trainees between SCGB-funded labs. The length of the exchange term is flexible: Trainees are welcome to visit other labs for informal interactions and presentations for a day or two, or they can be embedded in the lab for weeks to learn a new technique. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed quarterly.
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