WHO CAN APPLY:
Travel support covering cost for travel and accommodation is granted to doctoral students and
master students for the active participation at an international scientific conference in the area
of Toxicology. Applicants have to be members of SST or should have submitted their
membership application to SST.
Active participation means that the candidate presents his/her work as a poster (first author) or
an oral communication at the conference. The abstract for the presentation must be included in
the application, together with the application form, a short CV, and the budget draft for the
travel expenses. Application should be sent no later than 2 months before the start of the
AMOUNT OF SUPPORT:
Travel grants are provided based on the applicant’s budget draft, according to the criteria for
travel supports defined by the Swiss National Fonds, and are usually limited to a maximum of
CHF 1000.- per event. Higher contributions are only possible in exceptional, well-founded cases.
DECISION PROCESS / INFORMATION:
The decision on the applications will be taken by the SST board in due time. The applicant will
be directly informed about the outcome by the SST secretary. If more eligible candidates apply
that can be funded, selection will be based on quality and qualification criteria.