Klingenstein-Simons Online Application System
Online Application System
Deadline for receipt of applications is 11:59 pm EST on FEBRUARY 15TH

Welcome to the Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences Online Application System (OAS).

To begin the application process you must first register for an account. Once you have completed your registration, you will receive e-mail notification that your registration has been accepted. This e-mail message will contain a link to validate your registration and allow you to continue with your application submission.

Prior to starting the application process, please read the FAQ page to assist you with using the OAS. The next step is to complete all of the required fields for each section of the application form.

In addition to the online application form, all documents listed below must be submitted in order to complete your application ---

  • Confirmation letter - candidates must have a tenure track appointment or equivalent. A letter indicating the commitment of institutional resources to establish the investigator and the prospects for long term support by the institution must be provided by an institutional official, including date of appointment.


  • Abstracts - copies of the abstract page from 4 of your best papers published in referee journals that are representative of your work.


  • Outline and relevancy of your research plans - please describe in no more than 4 double-spaced pages, an outline of your research plans as well as the relevancy of your plans under a Klingenstein-Simons award. Please give specific aims. Figures are allowed but must fit within the 4-page limit. References are in addition to the 4 pages and can be single-spaced.


  • Recommendations you are required to provide names, institutional affiliations and contact information for three or four references, who we will contact, including one from your department head or equivalent, who we will contact for letters of reference for your application. Letters of recommendation are also due by February 15. Please be sure to give your recommenders enough time to submit their letters.


Your application is considered complete once we have received the completed application form and the required documents listed above. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Please note that the deadline for receipt of application materials is 11:59 pm EST on February 15th.

If you have questions regarding your application or require assistance with the online application system, please contact us at .