SPS Travel Awards: Accepting applications until July 1

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The SPS Awards Committee is pleased to offer three travel award opportunities!

During these uncertain times, we understand if you are not yet making plans to join us in Montréal this Fall. At this time, we are planning to hold our in person Meeting, however, we are constantly assessing the situation and will keep you informed of any changes. With that said, we are sending this call for travel award applications to continue our goal of promoting knowledge, development, application, and training in safety pharmacology. 

We invite you to apply for the following travel awards to encourage and support world-wide representation of women in CNS, students and junior investigators at the SPS Annual Meeting. The deadline to submit your abstract online is June 15, 2020. All other award application materials are due by July 1, 2020.

Please visit the Annual Meeting Website for more detailed information and to submit your application.  

Carrie Markgraf Blum Memorial Women in CNS Travel Award 

The Carrie Markgraf Blum Memorial Women in CNS Travel Award is given to encourage women scientists in the field of CNS and/or abuse potential by supporting travel and participation in the SPS annual meeting. This award is funded by the Cross Company Abuse Liability Council (CCALC).

CRITERIA: Eligible candidates include students (undergraduate or graduate), technical staff, and junior scientists, postdoctoral fellows (< 5 years), and early career lab heads. The candidate should have less than 10 years’ experience in the field of safety pharmacology. Candidates may come from within academia, contract research organizations, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, government or engaged in preclinical research in safety pharmacology. Exclusion criteria include previous Women in CNS Travel Award winners.

Junior Investigator Travel Awards 

The Junior Investigator Travel Award is given to encourage and support representation at the SPS annual meeting of student and junior investigators (e.g., technicians, postdoctoral fellows, and early career lab heads) engaged in safety pharmacology. Exclusion criteria include previous Junior Travel Award winners, professors (undergraduate or graduate programs) and management personnel (e.g. laboratory head, principal investigator, or supervisor/mentor).

CRITERIA: Eligible candidates include students (undergraduate or graduate), technical staff, and junior scientists, postdoctoral fellows (< 5 years), and early career lab heads. The candidate should have less than 10 years experience in the field of safety pharmacology. Candidates may come from within academia, contract research organizations, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, government or engaged in preclinical research in safety pharmacology.

Student Travel Awards  

The Student Travel Awards is given to encourage and support representation at the SPS annual meeting of student and junior investigators (e.g., technicians, postdoctoral fellows, and early career lab heads) engaged in safety pharmacology.

CRITERIA: Eligible candidates include high school, undergraduate, or graduate students. Exclusion criteria include previous Student Travel Award winners.                           

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for the travel awards listed above, please submit your application online with supporting documents. The travel award recipients will receive:

  • Up to $1,500 reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses.
  • Complimentary registration for the Annual Meeting.
  • And complimentary SPS membership for one year!

We look forward to receiving your submissions by July 1, 2020.

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