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Colgate-Palmolive Grant for Alternative Research
Deadline: October 9
The Colgate-Palmolive Grant for Alternative Research will identify and support efforts that promote, develop, refine, or validate scientifically acceptable animal alternative methods to facilitate the safety assessment of new chemicals and formulations. Scientists at any stage of career progression may submit a proposal.
High priority will be given to projects that:
Use in vitro or non-animal models
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology
Cash stipend is provided as a single lump sum payment. Awardees can apply again for funding.
This award consists of a plaque and a maximum cash award of $40,000.
Criteria for award:
Applicant’s capacity to conduct the described research
Must work in an established laboratory or have access to a laboratory able to perform the research detailed in the submission
Level of training, experience and competence commensurate with proposed research
Quality of past scientific publications
Do not have to be a current member of the Society of Toxicology (although, if not a member, awardee will apply)
Implications for the 3R's
The project clearly lies within the Primary Research Areas defined
The project has potential for advancing the field of study
The project will have an impact on experiments involving animals and the method replaces or reduces the number of animals used in research
Research Plan's Scientific and Technical Merit
Scientific quality and originality of the research plan
Feasibility of the objectives
Budget appropriateness and efficiency
Items needed in the application:
1. A. Application face page
B. Proposal, including:
Title of proposed project and key words
Abstract containing a brief description of the project in understandable terms (Maximum 200 words)
Body of proposal (not to exceed 6 pages in length)
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Institutional letter attesting that the applicant has access to a laboratory
4. Budget sheet
Apply by downloading application files, completing, and uploading to the SOT Awards page.
Mail original application face page with official signatures to:
Colgate-Palmolive Grants for Alternative Research
Society of Toxicology
1821 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190