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Applications Open for Burdock Group’s SOT 2021 Student Scientific Award

Burdock Group’s SOT Student Scientific Award applications are open to a qualified full-time graduate and undergraduate student attending (virtually) the SOT 60th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, March 12-26, 2021, with research interests in the toxicology of food and food ingredients. Students early in their graduate training who have not attended an SOT Annual Meeting are particularly encouraged to apply.


  • Up to $1,000 per student to cover meeting and other expenses not met by other funding or awards.

  • Recognition plaque commemorating the event.


Submission documents to include:

  • A very brief essay discussing the student’s research and training and how it related to food safety/toxicology (1/2 page or less)

  • A letter from anyone in the toxicology department, indicating the student is enrolled and in good standing in a masters or doctoral training program in toxicology or related program (and not possessing another doctoral-level degree). Post-doctoral trainees are not eligible, nor are previous awardees.

  • A list of any other travel award(s) received for this meeting or previous meetings.

  • Proof of full-time graduate or undergraduate status (scanned copy of student ID is sufficient).

  • The awardee must attend the virtual FSSS meeting to accept the award and grants permission for his/her image to appear in the Burdock Group newsletter and/or marketing materials.

Submit applications to

DEADLINE: Friday, February 19, 2021

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