Society Awards

The Society for Neuroeconomics offers awards for Early Career, Best Talk, Best Poster and Travel Grants.

Society for NeuroEconomics Early Career Award


Application Information

The Society for NeuroEconomics invites applications for its annual Early Career Award. The successful applicants will demonstrate significant contributions to understanding the neural basis of decision making or the impact of this knowledge on formal understanding of decision behavior. Applications will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the President of the Society.

There will be two awards granted that each include a $1000 monetary prize and an engraved plaque, which will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society each year.

Eligible candidates are active members of the Society for NeuroEconomics who have completed their PhD and are up to and including 7 years into their faculty position or 10 years after the completion of their PhD as of the time they are considered. Less senior researchers, including postdocs, are therefore also eligible.

Applicants for the Early Career Award must submit a pdf file consisting of a one page description of their work and its relevance to neuroeconomics as well as current CV.  Applicants will also be asked to provide two letters of recommendation.

Candidates can self nominate or be nominated. 


How to Submit

You have two options to submit your candidacy:

1/ when submitting an abstract to the Annual Meeting (as you fill out the form, you will be asked to indicate if you want to be considered for the Award and prompted to upload the support documents)

2/ by sending your support documents to

Application period will be posted later

Travel Awards


Award information

The number of awards and amount of support will be determined by the funding secured.

Application eligibility

To be considered, applicants

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or be engaged in postdoctoral studies,
  • Be a student or post doc member of SNE in good standing,
  • Submit an abstract in the first call for abstract round.  Late submission abstracts will not be considered.


How to submit

Applications are accepted via the abstract submission process.  As you submit an abstract, you will be asked if you want to be considered for a Travel Award.  If so, you will be required to upload a one-page PDF document explaining how attending the meeting will be valuable to your professional development and listing the other sources of conference support available to you.

All applications must be received by May 22 at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time.

Best Talk and Best Poster Award


For Poster & Talk Presenters

Bring your best work because all presenters will automatically be reviewed for a Best Talk and Best Poster Award. A judging committee will review all presenters on their work and their presentation execution. The winner of each will earn $100 and will be featured in post conference communication and on the website.