Ann E. Kelley Fellowship in Behavioral Neuroscience

The Ann E. Kelley Fellowship in Behavioral Neuroscience honors the legacy of Dr. Kelley and supports the training of future generations of behavioral neuroscientists that embody her passion for understanding the brain with the ultimate goal of using this knowledge to reduce human suffering.

The UW Department of Psychiatry invites University of Wisconsin graduate students presenting a paper or poster relevant to behavioral neuroscience at the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) annual meeting (San Diego, CA, November 12-16, 2016) to apply for the Ann E. Kelley Travel Award. The winner will receive an award of $600 to assist with travel expenses.

Applications will be accepted from August 12, 2016 to September 21, 2016. This is a competitive award; the entries will be judged by Department of Psychiatry faculty members. The winner will be notified by October 3, 2016 and a reception will be held in the HERI building classrooms on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 5pm.

Please submit your application to in the form of one PDF file that contains the following documents in this exact order:

  1. Application
  2. Abstract
  3. Personal statement of research interest (one page limit)
  4. Current CV
  5. Letter from your mentor that includes a statement of student merit

Questions can be directed to