The Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award is an award for basic science or clinical research by accomplished young investigators who are members of the Child Neurology Society. The Dodge Award is supported by an endowment funded by CNS members and institutional contributors. The recipient of the Dodge Award will receive a grant of $30,000 and will be invited to present their work at the Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society.
For more information, please review the Award FAQs.
The application window is now closed. Thank you to all who applied; the 2021 recipient will be announced in the late spring.
- The applicant completed a child neurology residency on or after June 30, 2015 or a neurodevelopmental disability residency on or after June 30, 2016, and graduated medical school on or after May 2010, or after May 2009 if the applicant completed a 3-year pediatric residency. (An extra year of eligibility has been added in light of research delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic). Extensions of eligibility for the Dodge award due to extended clinical training or personal/familial leave of absence may be considered.
- The scientific work is mainly the result of the applicant’s efforts.
- The applicant is a Junior or Active member of the Child Neurology Society.
- Candidates are NOT disqualified if they have received NIH funding.
- Candidates should consider applying before their final year of eligibility, allowing them the opportunity to resubmit in consideration of the review committee’s critiques.