New Student Scholarship and Award Deadlines

New Student Scholarship and Award Deadlines 

The deadline for the Daniel Morton and Laura Dill Morton Scholarship application and the IATP/STP Charles Capen Trainee Award application has changed. Applications, available online, are now due November 1, 2018.

The Daniel Morton and Laura Dill Morton Scholarship 
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018 

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 the online application and upload a personal statement, letters of recommendation and a Curriculum Vitae. The deadline for submission is November 1, 2018 by 5:00 pm ET to be considered for the 2019 annual award cycle.

The IATP/STP Charles Capen Trainee Award 
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018

The Charles Capen Trainee Award given by the International Academy of Toxicologic Pathology (IATP) and the Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) 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 numerous graduate students and postdoctoral scientists. His students and trainees are now leaders throughout academia, government and industry. 

The awardee will receive a cash award in the amount of $2000.00 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 at the STP Annual Symposium. 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. 

Eligible trainees are individuals working on an academic degree, or in a training or residency program, in the field of experimental or toxicologic pathology or a related discipline (to include, but not limited to, veterinary students, pathology residents [veterinary or medical] and/or MS or PhD students). Candidates who have recently completed (within 12 months of the application deadline) their graduate studies are also eligible, but must have been enrolled in a program at the time the data were collected. Attendance at the next STP Annual Symposium the year of receipt is required. The CCA is based on a published first author manuscript within the past year or an accepted pending manuscript in the field of toxicological pathology, as well as a letter of recommendation, personal statement, and CV. Please see specific instructions below on how to apply. 

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