The CSBBCS Early Career Award recognizes the exceptional quality and importance of the contributions of a new researcher (within 10 years of receiving his or her PhD) to knowledge in brain, behaviour, and cognitive science in Canada.  This honour was awarded for the first time in 2011.

In recognition of Vincent Di Lollo's extensive and enduring contributions to the Society, the CSBBCS Early Career Award was renamed in 2014, and is now called the CSBBCS Vincent Di Lollo Early Career Award.