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Association of Scientists of Indian Origin SIG Toxikon, A Preclinical Toxicology Organization; and Dr. Dharm Singh Association of Scientists of Indian Origin (ASIO) International Travel Award

Deadline: December 1


Two (2) international awards are made possible each year by the Toxikon, A Preclinical Toxicology Organization; and Dr. Dharm Singh ASIO Award Fund established with SOT in 2014. These awards will be given each year to undergraduates, graduate students, and/or postdoctoral fellows of Indian origin from outside USA for their presentations made at the SOT Annual Meeting, and whose work exemplifies the mission of ASIO-SIG. Each award includes a plaque and monetary award.

To apply for these awards, please submit your complete application by e-mailing to Ashwini Phadnis-Moghe on or before December 1 prior to the SOT Annual Meeting at which the presentation will be made.

Award Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be an undergraduate, graduate student, or postdoctoral fellow of Indian origin from a reputed university/organization outside USA at the time of applying for this award.
  • Must be an ASIO member (or applicant). If not a member or applicant yet, you can apply for ASIO membership throughout the year via the following link: There is no SOT membership requirement. However, we strongly encourage applicants to apply for SOT membership, if they are not members currently
  • Must have an accepted abstract at the SOT Annual Meeting. Must NOT have received an ASIO-SIG sponsored award more than twice in the last three years.
  • Submission Requirements:

    • Accepted SOT abstract submitted for poster or platform presentation to SOT, including SOT abstract number (Microsoft Word File).
    • A cover letter from the applicant outlining the significance of their research work to Toxicology field and how this award will help them to further their career goals.
    • A Current CV.

    • For any questions please contact Ashwini Phadnis-Moghe.

      Award Group: SOT

Application Materials:



Ashwini Phadnis-Moghe