Haycock Award


HaycockPurpose and Criteria: This award was established to honor John W. Haycock, a former UCI graduate student. Dr. Haycock’s siblings established this endowed award, and many friends and colleagues have also contributed to it. The award will be presented to an outstanding graduate student in neuroscience to assist him/her in attending the annual Society for Neuroscience (SFN) conference. The student must prepare an abstract and plan on presenting their research at the SFN meeting. The purpose of the award is to cover the student’s travel costs to the meeting.

Eligibility: Must be a graduate student in the laboratory of a CNLM Fellow on the UCI campus.

Application: A CNLM Fellow must nominate the graduate student. The nomination package must include a brief letter from the Fellow outlining the impact of the student’s work, and explaining the student’s and laboratory’s need for the award. A copy of the student’s SFN abstract must be included.

Presentation: Recipient will have an opportunity to present a short research colloquium. The recipient will receive a framed certificate and a monetary award of $1000. The intent of the award is that it be used to cover the cost of registration, air or other travel, lodging, and other incidentals for attendance at the SFN meeting.