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SETAC North America Awards

SETAC North America awards program is divided into four categories: Professional awards, research fellowships, grants and travel awards.  Each category is evaluated by separate guidelines but maintains the intent of the Society’s award process.

The SETAC North America awards program is overseen by the SETAC North America Awards and Fellowship Committee. Each award category is evaluated by separate guidelines but maintains the intent of the Society’s award process. Unless an award specifies otherwise, candidates may be self-nominated or nominated by an individual or group and SETAC members or nonmembers (guests) from the North America, Asia-Pacific or Latin America geographic units. Recipients of these awards are announced each year at the SETAC North America Annual Meeting.

Best Student Poster and Platform Presentations

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Each year at the SETAC North America annual meeting, SETAC students can sign up to have their presentation judged for the Best Student Platform Presentation and Best Student Poster Presentation awards. Application Instructions Students can indicate their desire to participate in the award when they submit an abstract for the [...]

Government Service Award

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Created in 1997, this award is intended to recognize exemplary dedication and service by a scientist or scientific organization toward promoting the collective application of environmental toxicology and chemistry to risk assessment in a government function; promoting the implementation of programs that can be used for the development [...]

Outstanding Regional Chapter Member

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The Outstanding Chapter Member Contribution Award was created in 2007 by SETAC to honor the many contributions that members make at the Regional Chapter level to SETAC. This award will be presented annually to a regional chapter member of SETAC who has been consistently contributing to the development [...]

Stephen J. Klaine Environmental Education Award

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The Stephen J. Klaine Environmental Education Award (formerly the SETAC/Menzie Environmental Education Award) recognizes an individual, group or organization for significant contributions to environmental education. The award is named in honor of Steve Klaine, who touched the lives of so many with his dedication to environmental science, teaching [...]

SETAC North America Grants

Dependent Care Travel Grant

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The Dependent Care Travel Grant supports SETAC members who would like to attend a SETAC North America annual meeting but are impacted by the high cost of significant dependent care responsibilities, including childcare. The impact can be so great that it often prevents attendance at meetings, especially for [...]

SETAC North America Indigenous Peoples Meeting Attendance Grant

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SETAC North America is dedicated to achieving scientific diversity in its programming. Specifically, the society is interested in supporting the representation of Indigenous Peoples who are environmental professionals and want to contribute to and have a vested interest in environmental research, management and policy, but who may not [...]

SETAC North America Fellowships

SETAC/EA Jeff Black Fellowship

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This award was initiated in recognition of Jeff Black's life in science and his contributions to SETAC. The SETAC/EA Jeff Black Fellowship Award provides $2,000 to a  Master's-level student. Annually, EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA) contributes $1,000 to the award, which is matched by the [...]

SETAC North America Travel Awards

Minority Student Travel Awards

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The SETAC North America Board of Directors established a program to support travel of students to SETAC Annual Meetings in North America in 1991. The purpose of the program is to encourage participation of students who are SETAC members in each annual meeting. It is anticipated that approximately [...]

SETAC and ACS Environmental Graduate Student Exchange Program

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SETAC North America and the American Chemical Society (ACS) Environmental Division have developed a graduate student exchange program to 1) expand the professional and scientific interactions of student members of the two participating organizations and 2) to promote networking between ACS and SETAC. One award will be made [...]