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SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDs

HSANZ and Charity Partners Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants

HSANZ and their charity partners offer a range of HSANZ funded or co-funded PhD Scholarships, Clinical Fellowships, grants and awards annually, biennially and triennially. HSANZ also awards a number of annual awards and grants associated with the Annual Scientific Meeting: Blood

This year, we are offering:

    • 3x HSANZ / Leukemia Foundation PhD scholarships
    • 1x HSANZ Non-Malignant PhD Scholarship
    • 1 x HSANZ / Walking Up the Hill PhD Myeloma Scholarship
    • 1x HSANZ Clinical Fellowship
    • Albert Baikie Memorial Medal and Award
    • HSANZ / Snowdome Foundation Travel Grants
    • HSANZ / Snowdome Foundation Blood Cancer Research Grant

Leukemia Foundation / HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarships 2020 for 2021


The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) and the Leukaemia Foundation are pleased to confirm their partnership and commitment to awarding doctoral scholarships to Australian applicants demonstrating outstanding merit in blood cancer or blood cancer related disorders.

Leukaemia Foundation 2021 PhD Research Priorities

This year, the Leukaemia Foundation and HSANZ will award up to three (3) PhD scholarships to successful applicants whose work aligns with at least one of the Leukaemia Foundation’s following research priorities:

  • Understanding the biology of blood cancers
  • Precision medicine - investing in new therapies that are tailor-made to treat each patient’s cancer
  • New diagnostics
  • Novel therapies
  • Innovative clinical trials and/or incorporation of real-world data
  • Prevention research including investigating blood cancer risk factors

Eligibility

  1. Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia

  2. Able to start the PhD in 2022

  3. Willing to present their work as an abstract or oral presentation at the annual Scientific Meeting Blood or HSANZ meeting on at least one occasion throughout their Scholarship

  4. Willing to participate in publicity and promotional activity organised by the  Leukaemia Foundation

  5. A member of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand

  6. Applicants may only receive one PhD scholarship or Clinical Fellowship from the HSANZ during their lifetime

  7. The LF HSANZ PhD Scholarship is not to be held in conjunction with another Scholarship, with the exception of tuition fee exemption. If the applicant accepts another PhD scholarship to run concurrently with the LF HSANZ PhD scholarship, then the LF HSANZ PhD scholarship will be discontinued


Download and share flyer - LF HSANZ PhD Scholarships Criteria 2022.pdf

Kindly use this coversheet with your application: HSANZ LF Scholarship cover sheet

Applications will close Sunday, 11 July at 11:59 pm


HSANZ New Investigator non-malignant PhD Scholarship



The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) Council is pleased to offer an HSANZ funded PhD Scholarship to an applicants who is a medical, nurse or science graduate seeking doctoral funding for either:

  1. a suitable project from a New Zealand applicant, OR

  2. a high-quality application in non-malignant haematology

HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarship will:

  1. Provide total funding of no more than $130,000 comprising
    • a stipend of $40,333 per annum, including
    • a consumable budget of up to $3,000 per annum
  2. Continue to fund each PhD Scholarship awarded until completion of the PhD for no more than three years of full-time study.
  3. Be dependent on submission of the required annual report to HSANZ

Eligibility

  1. Australian or New Zealand residents
  2. A member of HSANZ
  3. Able to start the PhD in 2022
  4. Be willing to present a report to the membership of HSANZ at the National Scientific Meeting: Blood during or just after the completion of their PhD studies
  5. Provide progress reports to HSANZ annually
  6. Applicants may only receive one PhD scholarship or Clinical Fellowship from HSANZ during their lifetime
  7. Recipients may not use this Scholarship in conjunction with any other scholarship, whether from HSANZ or any other benefactor, Government or otherwise

Download and share the flyer - HSANZ New Investigator Non-Malignant PhD 2022.pdf

Kindly use this coversheet with your application: HSANZ PhD Coversheet

Applications will close Sunday, Sunday, 11 July 2021 at 11:59 pm


HSANZ New Investigator Clinical Fellowships 2021 for 2022



The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) Council is pleased to call for applications for the HSANZ New Investigator Clinical Fellowships to be taken up in 2022.

HSANZ is providing the opportunity for up to one medical graduate to gain clinical or laboratory experience in acknowledged Centres of Excellence located overseas or in Australia and New Zealand. Overseas Centres of Excellence and skill acquisition that is considered important for the advancement of the profession, may be prioritised in the selection process.

Funded by HSANZ, successful applicants will be required to provide a report to the HSANZ council at the end of the funding period.

Clinical Fellowship Value

Each Clinical Fellowship is funded to a total value $60,000 for a period of one year only. Clinical Fellowships must be taken up in 2022.

Clinical Fellowship Eligibility

  1. Applicants must be either:
    • in the final year of Haematology advanced training, OR
    • within 5 years of completing FRACP and/or FRCPA training in Haematology
  2. Australian or New Zealand residents
  3. Be members or trainee members of HSANZ
  4. Willing to present a report to the membership of HSANZ at the National Scientific Meeting: Blood after the completion of their Clinical Fellowship
  5. Willing to attend the award presentation at the Blood 2021 Gala Dinner in Adelaide
  6. Applicants may only receive one PhD scholarship or Clinical Fellowship during their lifetime

Download and share the flyer - HSANZ New Investigator Clin Fellowship 2022.pdf

Applications will close Sunday, 11 July 2021 at 11:59 pm


                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                              

Walking Up the Hill Foundation HSANZ MYELOMA PHD SCHOLARSHIP

The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) and Walking Up the Hill Foundation(WUTH) are pleased confirm their partnership to offer a doctoral scholarship to an Australian applicant demonstrating outstanding merit in Multiple Myeloma and call for applications for the HSANZ /Walking Up the Hill Foundation PhD Scholarship to be taken up in 2022.

The Walking Up the Hill Foundation Myeloma Fellowship was established to honour the memory of Marina Grunstein, who lived the last year of her life with Myeloma.   The Marina Grunstein Walking Up the Hill Foundation supports the performing arts, and medical research, particularly myeloma.  We are keen to support exceptional young people who may emerge as future leaders in their fields.

In 2018, the Walking Up the Hill Foundation and HSANZ awarded the inaugural PhD Scholarship to an applicant of outstanding merit in Multiple Myeloma, whose work also aligned with the aims of HSANZ. 

This HSANZ PhD Scholarship is available to applicants who are medical, nurse or science graduates. 

Download the flyer here: WUTH HSANZ PhD 2022

Kindly use this coversheet with your application: HSANZ PhD Coversheet

Applications will close Sunday, 11 July 2021 at 11:59 pm

Albert Baikie Memorial Medal & Award

The Albert Baikie Award is given to recognise the best presentation, either oral or poster, at the Annual Scientific Meeting by a new investigator who is a financial member of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand. The winner receives a $5,000 prize and is presented with the Albert Baikie Memorial Medal.

This prestigious award is open to new investigators who were awarded their postgraduate qualification (MSc, FRACP, FRCPA or PhD) within the past 5 years. 

Special consideration may be made by Council for those people who wish to apply but who, for other reasons, completed their postgraduate qualification more than 5 years ago.

Conditions

  • Applicants must be financial and either full, trainee or associate members of HSANZ by the time of the Annual Scientific Meeting. You can apply for membership  to HSANZ at www.hsanz.org.au. Application for the award is via on-line abstract submission at the meeting website Blood2021

  • Only ONE abstract is to be nominated by each applicant

  • Previous winners of the award are ineligible

All applications will be assessed by a subcommittee of the HSANZ and will be judged on the quality and originality of the work and presentation.

The closing date for applications is the same as for abstraction submission and the award is announced on the last day of the annual scientific meeting, Blood 2021.

Recipients of travel grants are eligible for the Albert Baikie Award but a separate application must be completed for each. 


Applications are now open for this award and will close on 15 April 2021.


2022 highlights of ash registration awards

A number of grants are available consisting of free registration and travel support for a Trainee to attend Highlights of ASH (either in person or virtually).

Recipients will be chosen from Abstract submissions, recognising the best presentations either oral or poster at the Annual Scientific Meeting, Blood, by a new investigator who is a financial member of HSANZ.

Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must be financial trainee members of HSANZ by the time of the Annual Scientific Meeting. You may apply for membership at the same time as you submit your application for this award. Membership forms are available at www.hsanz.org.au. Membership applications must be received by the HSANZ Secretariat by the end of August 2021.
  2. Previous attendees of Highlights of ASH or ASH are ineligible.

All abstracts that meet the criteria above will be assessed by a sub-committee of the HSANZ Council and will be judged on the quality and originality of the work and presentation. The award is announced during the Blood Meeting. Recipients of travel grants are eligible for Highlights of ASH registration awards.

Following attendance at the meeting recipients are required to submit a brief report outlining their meeting activities and learning experience.

Snowdome Foundation /HSANZ  GRANTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Dr Bob Cannon OAM and Dr Jean Cannon

Dr Bob Cannon OAM and Dr Jean Cannon were prominent in their fields of Dentistry and Orthodontics. When they were alive Bob and Jean felt it was very important to give back to the community, especially after their daughter Jill was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2011. Through their bequest, the two Dr Bob Cannon OAM and Dr Jean Cannon Travel Grants provide funds to allow the Snowdome Foundation to continue supporting important research into blood cancers.

HSANZ /SNOWDOME FOUNDATION MYELOMA TRAVEL GRANTS 2021

The Dr Bob Cannon OAM and Dr Jean Cannon - Snowdome Foundation Myeloma Travel Grants are designed to assist Haematology Trainees and Haematology Nurses working and researching in the field of Myeloma to attend a scientific meeting. A maximum of two grants will be awarded. Applicants must submit an abstract to the Blood2021 meeting.

The Snowdome Foundation and HSANZ will be pleased to call for applications for up to two travel grants to be taken in 2022.

  • Myeloma Haematology Trainee Travel Grant

  • Myeloma Nurse International Travel Grant

Eligibility

  1. Open to Australian and New Zealand residents

  2. A member of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand  click APPLY

  3. Applicants must be supported by their line manager to obtain leave to attend a national or international scientific meeting of their choice in 2022

  4. Acknowledge Snowdome Foundation as a funding source in publications and/or presentation

  5. Willing to provide a post conference report to the Snowdome Foundation and HSANZ

  6. Willing to present a report to the membership of HSANZ post travel

    For more information: BC_JC_SnowdomeTravelGrants2021.pdf


    HSANZ /SNOWDOME FOUNDATION MID-CAREER AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING BLOOD CANCER RESEARCH 

    The Snowdome Foundation’s $5,000 award for outstanding blood cancer research aims to recognise and celebrate the achievements of one of Australia’s best and brightest mid-career blood cancer researchers who has made a significant advance in blood cancer research                                                                                                                    

    The $5,000 HSANZ/Snowdome Foundation Mid-Career Grant will cover educational support such as tuition, registration fees and travel for courses and meetings that are integral to an award winner’s career development plan, as well as research project expenses that can aid in his/her professional development.

    Eligibility:

    To be eligible for this award applicants must be:

    • Mid-career cancer researcher – defined as someone who has more than 5 years, but less than postdoctoral experience in blood cancer research. (Defined as date of PhD award or equivalent degree. Effective July 30 2021, with consideration provided for appropriate career disruption). 

    AND

    • The applicant must be an active cancer researcher employed by an Australian University, Research Institute or Health Service

    AND

    • Have an outstanding track record of publication in blood cancer research, including publications within the last 24 months.
    • Be responsible for the major components of the research (first or senior researcher)
    • AND

    •  Be a Member of HSANZ
    Nomination Process:

    Nominations must include the following documentation and be emailed in a single PDF file to HSANZ  by no later than 5pm EST Friday 30 July 2021:

    • A completed nomination form (self-nominations accepted)

    PLUS

    • A copy of the nominee’s current Curriculum Vitae (max 3 pages)
    • A copy of the relevant publication
    • A supporting statement from the nominator detailing why the nominee is deserving of the award (refer to selection criteria 2). This would usually be the applicant’s supervisor , department, clinical or Institute Director. This must be on letterhead and signed.
    • A supporting statement from an independent senior research leader in the field outlining why the nominee is deserving of the award (refer to selection criteria 2). This must be on company letterhead, signed and emailed directly to HSANZ.  The pdf should be named SNOWDOME HSANZ AWARD [FamilyName First name] and submitted by email, to HSANZ  

    Guidelines form

    Nomination form

     


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