Award Opportunities


Awards Available for Every Career and Education Level

SOT distributes hundreds of awards before and during the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. Some awards require a nomination, while others involve an application. You can search and sort awards by name, category, and audience to find awards applicable to you or a colleague you would like to nominate. Each award description page contains the nomination or application procedures and the award’s deadline. Annual Meeting–associated awards have deadlines as early as September and as late as February.

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Types of Awards

SOT Awards

Conferred by the SOT Awards Committee, these awards recognize achievement in many categories that support the advancement of toxicology. Nominations and applications for these awards are due October 9.

Undergraduate Student Awards

These awards recognize research, provide travel support, and supply opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds to explore toxicology and related sciences. Applications are due October 17.

Abstract and Travel Awards

Search “travel” to find awards that offset expenses to attend the meeting. These awards often require an accepted abstract for the meeting. Deadlines vary by award, so review the award materials carefully.

SOT Component Group Awards

SOT Regional Chapters, Special Interest Groups, and Specialty Sections bestow many awards to recognize the achievements of toxicologists, particularly graduate students and postdocs. Deadlines vary.

Awards Supported by the SOT Endowment Fund

Many SOT Awards are made possible thanks to the SOT Endowment Fund. To help support these awards and other Society activities focused on advancing the science and increasing the impact of toxicology, consider donating to the SOT Endowment Fund.