The Early Career Independent Investigator Award for 2015 will now be open to primary members of the division. Details regarding eligibility and deadlines will be posted on the Division for Neuropharmacology website soon with a deadline of December 15, 2014.NEU will again offer incentive travel awards to encourage the submission of abstracts from post-doctoral and graduate student trainees. The division will sponsor a two-tier competitive early trainee award. The first awards will be based upon abstract and will be given in the form of a travel award. The second award will be given based upon poster presentation (graduate students) or speaker presentation (postdoctoral fellows). Abstracts from students and fellows that are members of NEU will be evaluated at the first stage of submission based on composition as well as CV, letter of intent, and letter of recommendation.Six postdoctoral and six predoctoral incentive awards ($300) will be granted to facilitate travel to compete in the poster or symposium format. Winners of the best poster and best abstract symposia competition will receive additional prizes. An individual could therefore receive the travel award as well as win the competitive award. First place winners receive $750, second place gets $500, and third brings home $250. All winners of the poster and speaker competitions win complementary registration for next year’s meeting. An additional benefit of winning this competition is that the first place winner automatically becomes part of the Neuropharmacology Executive Committee and gets the opportunity to lead our division for a three-year appointment. Details for submission will be posted on the NEU website (the deadline for submission is generally mid-November).