Neuroscience department majors are eligible to receive awards for their academic achievements during the course of their time at Oberlin. Graduating seniors are eligible for the Nancy Robell Memorial Prize, awarded to students who show outstanding future promise in the field.

The Neuroscience Department Prize is awarded to seniors who have distinguished themselves in their academic work.

Additionally, the department presents its FUN Award: Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, a competitive travel award for undergraduate researchers to present their research findings at the annual meeting of the Society of Neuroscience