GK Best Paper Award (2016-2018)

The GK Best Paper Award is awarded for the best publication in cognitive science by a young investigator whose PhD has been awarded within the last three years or who is still earning a PhD. Applications are accepted for peer reviewed papers, which have been accepted for publication or have been published since May 2016.

Applications should be submitted by June 1st 2018 via e-mail to the head of the GK ( and include a single PDF document with:

  • the published paper,
  • the publication data or the notification of acceptance of the journal or conference,
  • a CV including publication record.

The prize will be awarded at KogWis 2018 and the awardee will be given the opportunity to present their work in a dedicated program slot.

GK Best Poster & Presentation Award

Each paper accepted for publication at KogWis 2018 will be eligible for the KogWis 2018 Best Paper Presentation / Poster Awards. 1st place 250 €, 2nd place 150 €, 3rd place 100 €.

GK Student travel award

The GK society sponsors four student travel grants for student members of the GK to attend KogWis. Students need to be or become a member of the GK to be eligible. The travel to KogWis 2018 will be supported by an amount of 250€. Selection Criteria are: involvement at the conference (paper or poster contribution) & application date. Please send your application to with the subject “KogWis Student Travel Grant Application”.