Women in Toxicology SIG Vera W. Hudson and Elizabeth K. Weisburger Scholarship Fund Student Award

Society of Toxicology

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Nov 8, 2019

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Conference, Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

Gender restriction: Female

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Elizabeth K. Weisburger, a member of SOT for over 35 years, has made pioneering contributions in cancer biology and toxicology. She has served as a role model for other women scientists. Vera W. Hudson was a Biologist and Information Specialist at the National Library of Medicine for many years and had a key role in developing the NLM Hazardous Substance Database. This scholarship is made possible by the Vera W. Hudson and Elizabeth K. Weisburger Scholarship Fund of the SOT Endowment.

This scholarship is made possible by the Vera W. Hudson and Elizabeth K. Weisburger Scholarship Fund of the SOT Endowment. Elizabeth K. Weisburger, a member of the SOT for over 35 years, has made pioneering contributions in cancer biology and toxicology. She has served as a role model for other women scientists. Vera W. Hudson was a Biologist and Information Specialist at the National Library of Medicine for many years and had a key role in developing the NLM Hazardous Substance Database.

This award is given to a SOT graduate student member (current or pending), who is engaged in full-time graduate study towards a PhD in toxicology, demonstrates outstanding academic achievement in the field of toxicology, and demonstrates leadership and service. Applicants for the Award are not precluded from applying for travel support or other SOT Awards outside of WIT. 

Winner receives a plaque and monetary award to be used for tuition payment and/or other education and research-related expenses, including travel. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Requirements for applicants include:
    • Enrolled in a full-time PhD program; 
    • Advanced to candidacy for the PhD at the time of the application deadline; 
    • Dissertation research relevant to the field of toxicology; 
    • An accepted abstract for the 2020 SOT Annual Meeting.
  • Graduate students can only apply for one (1) WIT award.
  • Graduate students are eligible to receive (1) WIT award during their graduate training period. 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Current or pending student member of SOT at application deadline.

Preferences:

  • Applicants who are not WIT members are strongly encouraged to join.