Applications Open for Burdock Group’s SOT 2020 Student Travel Award

January 17, 2020 - 2 minutes read

Burdock Group’s SOT Student Travel Award applications are open to a qualified full-time graduate and undergraduate student attending the SOT 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Anaheim, California (March 15-19, 2020) 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 $1000 per student to cover meeting expenses not met by other funding or travel awards.  
  • Recognition plaque commemorating the event.
  • Casarett & Doull’s Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons textbook.


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 be present at the FSSS meeting to accept the award in person and grants permission for his/her image to appear in the Burdock Group newsletter and/or marketing materials.

Submit applications to: 

DEADLINE: Thursday, February 20, 2020