Student Travel Awards
Abstract and Application Deadline: Extended to April 1
Student Travel Awards are available to Graduate Students for participation in the Annual Symposium of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology. Each of the students who is chosen will receive a stipend (approximately $1,000—varies yearly) to defray travel, and lodging costs associated with attending the convention, complimentary meeting registration, and complimentary student membership (for the following year). Recipients will be honored at an Awards Ceremony prior to the Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday.
Submit an abstract online describing your original work involving clinical or experimental research that relates to experimental or toxicologic pathology.
The Daniel Morton and Laura Dill Morton Scholarship — New!
Application Deadline: March 15
The Daniel Morton and Laura Dill Morton Scholarship was established in 2016 to provide an award annually to an outstanding student/trainee with an interest in toxicologic pathology. Students with a DVM or equivalent degree enrolled in a graduate or residency program who demonstrate commitment to toxicologic pathology and high potential for a successful career in this field are encouraged to apply. Applicants must submit a personal statement describing current research activities, interests and activities related to toxicologic pathology, and professional goals, two professional letters of recommendation with one letter from her/his academic advisor, and Curriculum Vitae.
Applicants will be judged based on level of demonstrated interest in the field of toxicologic pathology, letters of recommendation and CV. A $5,000 monetary award and engraved plaque will be presented at the Awards Ceremony during the STP Annual Meeting. Award acknowledgement will be included on the STP website and in the annual meeting issue of Toxicologic Pathology.Applicants should complete and email the application form, personal statement, letters of recommendation and Curriculum Vitae to STP Headquarters with the subject line, “Daniel Morton and Laura Dill Morton Scholarship.” The deadline for submission is March 15 by 5:00 pm ET to be considered for the current annual award cycle.
STP Young Investigator Awards
Abstract and Application Deadline: Extended to Arpil 1
Young Investigator Awards (1st, $500; 2nd, $250; 3rd, $100) are also presented at the STP meeting for the top three student poster abstracts. When you submit an abstract online, please check the appropriate box to indicate your interest in applying for the Young Investigator Award. Applicants will receive instructions about the selection process and poster judging times via email in April.
The IATP Charles Capen Trainee Award
Application Deadline: Extended to April 1
The IATP Charles Capen Trainee Award recognizes Dr. Charles Capen and his legacy as a researcher, teacher, and mentor to the pathology and toxicology communities spanning more than four decades. Dr. Capen was recognized worldwide as an exceptional leader in veterinary and biomedical research. He was a highly regarded mentor to graduate students and postdoctoral scientists. His students and trainees are now leaders throughout academia, government, and industry and have contributed significantly to his reputation as an outstanding teacher and research mentor.
The awardee will receive a classic reference book to further his or her training and education in the field of toxicologic pathology, plus complimentary STP annual meeting registration and complimentary STP student membership for the following year. He or she will be recognized during the awards ceremony prior to the Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday. Applicants are required to submit a published (or accepted for publication) manuscript from a peer-reviewed journal consisting of original work involving clinical or experimental research that relates to toxicologic pathology.
The successful applicant must be a pathology, toxicology, or toxicologic pathology trainee. A trainee is defined as an individual working on an academic degree, in a training or residency program, or in a postdoctoral training position and have demonstrated achievements in the field of toxicologic pathology including but not limited to:
- Research contributing to public safety as it relates to the adverse health effects of xenobiotics;
- Establishing test methods and standards that enhance the field of toxicologic pathology; and/or
- Developing new or novel uses of toxicologic pathology in safety research.
The International Academy of Toxicologic Pathology was established in 1999. Its purpose is to recognize and accredit toxicologic pathologists whose work affects the public welfare throughout the world. Fellows of IATP are scientists who have achieved expert status in the practice of toxicologic pathology through scientific leadership and innovation, which benefits society and their profession. Accreditation in IATP is based on formal training in pathology, demonstrated achievement, proven ability, continuing practice, and expertise. Agencies, universities and other organizations regularly seek out IATP Fellows to serve as guest lecturers, panel experts, and consultants.