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2023 STP Annual Symposium

Student Awards and Travel Grants

Student Awards and Grants

Student Travel Grants

Abstract and Application Deadline: March 30

Student Travel Grants are available to undergraduate and graduate students for participation in the STP Annual Symposium. Each of the students who are 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 STP student membership for the following year. Recipients will be recognized at the Award and Recognition Ceremony at the Annual Symposium.

Student Travel Grant Application
Student Travel Grant Judging Criteria

The Daniel Morton and Laura Dill Morton Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

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 full-time 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 their 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. In addition to an engraved plaque, the awardee will receive a $5,000.00 monetary award for such purposes as they deem appropriate. While attendance at the next STP Annual Symposium the year of receipt is not a requirement, should the awardee be in attendance, they will be recognized during the Awards & Recognition Ceremony at the STP Annual Symposium. Award acknowledgement will be included on the STP website and in the annual symposium issue of Toxicologic Pathology.

Daniel Morton and Laura Dill Morton Scholarship Application

STP Young Investigator Awards

Abstract and Application Deadline: March 30

Young Investigator Awards (1st, $750; 2nd, $500; 3rd, $250) 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.

Young Investigator Award Judging Criteria

Poster Guidelines

STP Environmental Toxicologic Pathology SIG Student Research Award

Application Deadline: March 30

The Environmental Toxicologic Pathology Special Interest Group (ETP-SIG) Student Research Award recognizes a student for their achievements and contribution to environmental toxicologic pathology via research presented at the STP Annual Symposium. The contribution should enhance the ETP-SIG’s mission which is to support the advancement of scientific investigation into the health effects of environmental stressors that may impact humans or animals.

Undergraduate, veterinary, and graduate students, as well as residents and postdoctoral fellows may apply. The award recipient will receive The Fundamental of Toxicologic Pathology 3rd Edition and will be recognized an ETP-SIG meeting. Thank you to Elsevier for donating the prize.

To apply, in addition to submitting a first author poster abstract online for the STP Annual Symposium, please submit the following documents:

The successful candidate will be expected to attend the STP annual meeting to present the poster.

Applications should be emailed to the STP HQ by 5:00 pm EDT on March 30, 2023, with the subject “ETP-SIG Student Research Award”. Applicants should also check the appropriate box when submitting their abstract online.

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