The Society of Toxicology (SOT) invites you to apply for undergraduate travel awards for the , explore the many other opportunities we provide to be engaged in toxicology the year around, and learn about diverse toxicology careers.


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SOT programs and resources will assist and mentor you along your path into environmental and biomedical science careers. The SOT provides more information.


Kymberly Gowdy, PhD

Chair, Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI)


Larissa Williams, PhD

Chair, Faculty United for Toxicology Undergraduate Recruitment and Education (FUTURE) Committee

Undergraduate Annual Meeting Registration Is Free!


Attend Scientific Sessions and Events


Present Your Research—
Abstract Deadline for undergraduate awards: Friday, October 15, 2021
Standard SOT Abstract Deadline: Saturday, December 1, 2021


Special Undergraduate Education Program on March 27

  • Learn about the science of toxicology
  • Develop success strategies for graduate school
  • Meet graduate school and internship program directors
  • Engage with other students involved in toxicology
  • Connect with graduate students and toxicologist mentors

SOT Undergraduate Awards

Check the complete list on the for Regional Chapter, Specialty Section, Special Interest Group, and other awards. These include travel support, poster awards, and other recognition.

SOT Undergraduate Research Awards


DEADLINE: October 15


WHO: Students presenting their toxicology research at the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo


WHAT: Complimentary meeting registration and travel and lodging for the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

SOT Undergraduate Diversity Program Student Travel Awards


DEADLINE: October 15


WHO: Students from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the sciences and students at primarily undergraduate institutions


WHAT: Recipients attend a three-day program focused on toxicology, preparation for graduate school, and career development during the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo and receive year-around mentoring.

Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award


DEADLINE: Spring 2022


WHO: Undergraduate and graduate students from groups underrepresented in the sciences


WHAT: Funding to attend educational opportunities for professional development related to toxicology

A Toxicologist...

  • Advances the understanding of biological processes
  • Writes health warnings and sets pollution limits
  • Tests and evaluates drugs and consumer products for safety
  • Conducts laboratory research to determine what exposures could be harmful and how to protect the environment, animals, and human health

Talking Tox

Undergraduates discuss their research and how engagement with SOT has helped them.

Regional Engagement Opportunities

Check for an in your area and apply for travel and other awards.

Questions? Contact .

SOT is dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the

science and increasing the impact of toxicology.


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