ESS Student and Postdoctoral Travel Awards
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is pleased to sponsor two SOT Exposure Specialty Section travel awards for the for the upcoming 2024 Annual Meeting. Two $500 awards will be provided: one to a student and one to a postdoctoral researcher who is attending the Annual Meeting to present their work as part of the program.
Who should apply? Any student or postdoc who is the presenting author of an abstract submitted to SOT for the Annual Meeting which indicates an application of exposure science with regards to toxicology. Abstracts will be evaluated based on the exposure assessment or methodology focus, scientific quality and significance of the research project, impact and/or novelty of the findings, written quality of the abstract, and stated need by the candidate. The student award is available to individuals who have completed a bachelor's degree and are enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program leading to second bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree. Students in programs leading to masters or doctoral degrees and postdoctoral researchers must be members of SOT or show evidence of their application for SOT membership. Students in masters and doctoral programs and postdoctoral researchers who are not already members are strongly encouraged to join the ESS.
Applications will be required to submit the following by December 15, 2024:
- An electronic copy of their submitted 2024 SOT Abstract.
- Proof of their status as a student or postdoctoral researcher (e.g., letter from their advisor).
- A 200-word personal statement on how their work advances the field of exposure science within the Society of Toxicology.
- A short statement (100 words or less) on their travel funding need.