Awards of the International Society for Neuroethology

The ISN bestows a number of awards and prizes to recognize important contributions of its members to Neuroethology and to promote the careers of young researchers.


Heiligenberg Student Travel Awards are awarded annually to qualified student members who wish to present work in the field of neuroethology at selected national and international scientific meetings.   Read more...

The Capranica Neuroethology Prize is named in honor of Robert and Patricia Capranica to provide an annual cash prize for recognition of outstanding achievement or future promise of young members in the field of neuroethology. Read more...

The Developing Neuroethology Award provides travel support for members from emerging and developing countries to attend and present their work at the International Congress of Neuroethology.  Read more...

The Young Investigator Awards
 recognize doctoral graduate student members and early post-doctoral members who have shown outstanding promise and have already made a significant research contribution in any aspect of the field of neuroethology.  Read more...

Fellow of the International Society for Neuroethology is an honor bestowed on members of the ISN for meritorious efforts to advance the science of neuroethology.  Read more...

The Konishi Neuroethology Research Awards are named in honor of Masakazu (Mark) Konishi, a leader in the neurobiological study of natural behavior whose outstanding work on prey capture by owls and singing in songbirds continues to excite and inspire neuroethologists around the world.  Read more...

The Bullock Visiting Lecturer Program is named after Ted Bullock to recognize his significant contributions to neuroethology and to honor him as ISN's founding president. The program supports meeting lecturers. Read more...

Please note, each eligible applicant is permitted to apply for only one of the above awards each year. For those applying for Heiligenberg Student Travel Awards, the Capranica Neuroethology Prize, the Konishi Neuroethology Award, the Developing Neuroethology Awards, the Young Investigator Awards or who intend to nominate someone for Fellow of the International Society of Neuroethology, the submission deadlines for all these awards have also been extended to May 1, 2020.