Prize money US$25,000
The grand prize winner of the Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology is selected along with up to three finalists by an independent board of scientists that is chaired by Science's senior Editor, Dr. Peter Stern. The winner is awarded US$25,000. This is a personal gift. The grand prize winner's essay is published in Science and on Science Online. Furthermore, the winner receives a free, five-year subscription to Science and Science Online and US$1,000 in free Eppendorf products.
The award is announced and presented at a ceremony in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Eppendorf provides full support for the grand prize winner to attend this event. The winner is also invited for a later trip to Hamburg to visit Eppendorf.
The finalists also receive full support to attend the prize ceremony and receive free Eppendorf products worth US$1,000 and a year's subscription to Science and Science Online. The finalist essays are published on Science Online.