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Award Descriptions

Award Title Student Travel Award 
Award Description The travel award is to support the travel of a graduate student to the annual Society of Toxicology meeting in the spring. The awardee, as the first author, must present a poster or a platform talk at the meeting. Graduate students are eligible to apply for this award provided he/she: 1) Is a chapter member in good standing (dues paid prior to or at the time of application); 2) Has a platform or poster accepted for presentation at spring meeting; 3) Is not receiving any other travel award from SOT; 4) Has demonstrated need.
Winner Receives: The amount is up to $500 per person awarded at the spring meeting.
Contact: Dr. Nan Mei  
Deadline January 31 
Applicable Documents Travel Award Application    
 
Award Title Technology Transfer Award 
Award Description The Technology Transfer award is to support travel of a graduate student to another laboratory for the purpose of learning a technique not available in the present laboratory or university; and to encourage student to use new technologies in toxicology studies, such as next generation sequencing, CRISPR, nano-material, etc.
Graduate students are eligible to apply for this award provided he/she 1) Is a chapter member in good standing (dues paid prior to or at the time of application); 2) Is supported by mentor and by principal investigator of the laboratory to be visited; 3) Has demonstrated need.
Winner Receives: The amount to support the travel expenses is up to $500 each. Up to two awards will be presented at the fall meeting of the SCC SOT.
Contact: Dr. Nan Mei  
Deadline September 15 
Applicable Documents Technology Transfer Award    
 
Award Title Fall Meeting Presentation Awards 
Award Description Awards are given for outstanding presentations (oral or poster) at the fall meeting of the SCC SOT. There are five categories: 1) Undergraduate Student poster presentation; 2) Graduate student poster presentation; 3) Non-student non-faculty poster presentation; 4) Graduate student platform presentation; 5) Non-student non-faculty platform presentation. Non-student non-faculty would include postdoctoral fellows and research associates.
Winner Receives: Each award consists of $50~150 and recognition at the meeting.
Contact: Dr. Nan Mei  
Deadline September 15 
Applicable Documents Presentation Award Application    
 
Award Title Award for Undergraduate Participation 
Award Description The purpose of this award is to support presentation of a poster at the Fall Meeting of the SCC SOT by undergraduate researchers with an interest in a future career in toxicology who are being trained at institutes of higher learning in the SCC region. Amount of the award: A minimum of $150 per student will be available to reimburse the student for qualified expenses (to be applied towards travel, lodging and poster preparation). Students must submit receipts to the Treasurer in order to be reimbursed. The students are also eligible to apply for the outstanding undergraduate poster presentation award (please see Instructions for Presentation Award Application).
Eligibility: Undergraduate students of high academic achievement from institutes of higher learning in the SCC region (AR, LA, MS, OK and western TN) with toxicology-oriented research. Apply by e-mail to the Chapter president Dr. Nan Mei.  
Deadline September 15 
Applicable Documents Undergraduate Participation Award    
 

How To Apply
For further information, contact by email either the Chapter president or the Chapter secretary.