HSANZ Grants & Awards

HSANZ and their charity and industry partners offer a range of 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

HSANZ and Charity Partners Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants

  1. Leukaemia Foundation HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarships (annually)  Closing: 23 August 2019
  2. HSANZ New Investigator Clinical Fellowships (annually)  Closing: 23 August 2019
  3. HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship (inaugural)  Closing: 23 August 2019
  4. HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarships (offered every two years.) not available
  5. Marina Grunstein Walking Up the Hill Foundation HSANZ Fellowship (offered every three years) n
  6. Myeloma Foundation of Australia Prizes (annually)

HSANZ Awards and ASM Grants

  1. Albert Baikie Award
  2. HSANZ Educational Grants
  3. HSANZ Travel Grant to the Annual Scientific Meeting

      

HSANZ and Charity Partner Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants

  1. Leukaemia Foundation HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarships (annually)Closing: 23 August 2019
  2. HSANZ New Investigator Clinical Fellowships (annually)  Closing: 23 August 2019
  3. HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship (inaugural)  Closing: 23 August 2019
  4. HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarships (offered every two years.)
  5. Marina Grunstein Walking Up the Hill Foundation HSANZ Fellowship (offered every three years.)
  6. Myeloma Foundation of Australia Prizes (annually)

   


Leukaemia Foundation logo: Vision to cure. Mission to care.

 

Leukaemia Foundation HSANZ 

New Investigator
PhD Scholarships 2019 for 2020  

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

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Leukaemia Foundation HSANZ 2020 PhD Research Priorities

Open to medical, nurse and science graduates, this year, the Leukaemia Foundation and HSANZ will award up to three (3) PhD scholarships to successful applicants whose work align with at least one of the Leukaemia Foundation’s following research priorities:

  1. Understanding the biology of blood cancers.
  2. Personalised medicine - investing in new therapies that are tailor-made to treat each patient’s cancer.
  3. New diagnostics.
  4. Novel therapies.
  5. Innovative clinical trials and/or incorporation of real world data.
  6. Prevention research including investigating blood cancer risk factors.
  7. Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer.

Leukaemia Foundation and HSANZ PhD Scholarship will:

  1. Provide total funding of no more than $120,000 comprising:
    a.   a stipend of $37,000 per annum;
    b.   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 reports to HSANZ and the Leukaemia Foundation.

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must be:

  1. Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  2. able to start the PhD in 2020.
  3. 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.
  4. provide progress reports to the Leukaemia Foundation and HSANZ annually.
  5. cooperate with occasional Leukaemia Foundation promotional activity.
  6. an ordinary, trainee, nurse associate or associate member of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand. 
  7. willing to attend the award presentation at the Blood 2020 Gala Dinner in Perth, 22 October 2019.

Note:
Applicants may only receive one PhD scholarship or Clinical Fellowship during their lifetime.

 


Applications must contain a:

  1. Research Proposal (5 pages maximum including references).
  2. CV of the applicant (3 pages maximum).
  3. Statement of how the proposed research project directly relates to the Leukaemia Foundation’s research priorities for 2020, and the aims and objectives or the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand 
  4. (1 page maximum).
  5. Written reference from a referee familiar with the applicant’s recent work history (1 page maximum).Research supervisor report to confirm laboratory support for the research proposal. The report should also comment on the suitability of the applicant for the proposed project and likelihood for successful completion of the project within the proposed time period.

Application Procedure

  1. Applications must be accompanied by all relevant documentation.
  2. Applications must be submitted in full by the 5pm on the closing date
  3. Applicants will submit two copies of their scholarship application:
    a.   one printed and posted to the HSANZ Office, and
    b.   one electronic (pdf) emailed to HSANZ Office.
  4. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  5. Applications will be subject to review by a committee comprised of the HSANZ Council, and a representative of the Leukaemia Foundation. 
  6. The outcome of applications will be announced mid-September 2019.
  7. The Leukaemia Foundation and HSANZ reserve the right to not award scholarships.

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Leukaemia Foundation HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarships

 

Applications Close

Friday, 23 August 2019 at 5:00 pm

Submitting Electronic (pdf) Applications
Electronic applications, along with all supporting documents should be submitted as a single pdf. 
The pdf should be named LFHSANZ_PhD2020_[FamilyName] and submitted, by email, to HSANZ at: admin@hsanz.org.au  

Submitting Hard Copy (Printed) Applications
The hard copies of applications, including all supporting documents should be posted to:

Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
145 Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

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Haematology of Australia and New Zealand logo

HSANZ New Investigator Clinical Fellowships 2019 for 2020

 

Applications Close: Friday 23 August 2019 at 5:00pm.

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 2020.

HSANZ is providing the opportunity for medical graduates 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 with support from industry, successful applicants will be required to provide a report to the HSANZ council and industry partners at the end of the funding period.

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HSANZ 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 2020.

 

HSANZ Clinical Fellowship Eligibility

Applicants must be:

  1. either
    a.  in the final year of Haematology advanced training, OR
    b.  within 5 years of completing FRACP and/or FRCPA training in Haematology.
  2. an Australian or New Zealand resident.
  3. 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 2020 Gala Dinner in Perth, 22 October 2019.

Note:
Applicants may only receive one PhD scholarship or Clinical Fellowship during their lifetime.

 

Applications must contain a:

  1. Fellowship proposal including Research Project (5 pages maximum including references).
  2. CV of applicant (3 pages maximum).
  3. Statement of how the proposed Fellowship relates to the promotion of Haematology practice and the aims and objectives of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand 
  4. (1 page maximum).
  5. Written reference from a referee familiar with the applicant’s recent work history 
  6. (1 page maximum).
  7. Fellowship supervisor report to confirm supervision arrangements for the proposal. The report should also comment on the suitability of the applicant for the fellowship and likelihood for successful completion of the fellowship project within the proposed time period.

Application Procedure

  1. Applications must be accompanied by all relevant documentation.
  2. Applications must be submitted in full by the 5pm on the closing date.
  3. Applicants will submit two copies of their scholarship application:
    a.    one printed and posted to the HSANZ Office, and
    b.   one electronic (pdf) emailed to HSANZ Office.
  4. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  5. Applications will be subject to review by the HSANZ Council 
  6. The outcome of applications will be announced mid-September 2019.
  7. HSANZ reserves the right to not award Fellowships.

Download and share the HSANZ New Investigator Clinical Fellowship flyer.

HSANZ Clinical Fellowship Applications Close

Friday, 23 August 2019 at 5:00 pm

Submitting Electronic (pdf) Applications
Electronic applications, along with all supporting documents should be submitted as a single pdf. 
The pdf should be named HSANZ_ClinFellow2020_[FamilyName] and submitted by email, to HSANZ at: admin@hsanz.org.au  

Submitting Hard Copy (Printed) Applications
The printed copy of applications, including all supporting documents should be posted to:

Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
145 Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

 

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HOW Collaborative logo: Haematology in Obstetrics and Women's healthHOW Collaborative
HSANZ Clinical Fellowship for 2019 for 2020

 

Applications Close: Friday 23 August 2019 at 5:00pm.

Applicants must be members or trainee members of one of the following four Societies:
HSANZ; SOMANZ; RANZCOG; or ANZCA.

 

The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) Council is pleased to call for applications for the HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship to be taken up in 2020.

This year, the HOW Collaborative and HSANZ will award one Clinical Fellowship to an Australian or New Zealand applicant of outstanding merit and whose work aligns with the aims of the HOW Collaborative and HSANZ.

Download and share the HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship flyer.

 

HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship Value

The HOW Collaborative Clinical Fellowship is funded to a total value $60,000 for a period of one year only.
The HOW Collaborative Clinical Fellowship must be taken up in 2020.


HOW Collaborative Research Priorities

  1. Focus on optimising outcomes in haematology and obstetrics or women health.
  2. Alignment with HOW Collaborative vision and strategy.
  3. Clinical benefit from research.
  4. Research outcome within 12 months.
  5. If purely research: should be enrolled in higher degree.
  6. May be able to combine research with clinical role.

 

HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship Eligibility

Applicants must be:

  1. in the final year or within 5 years of completing advanced training in either Haematology, Obstetrics, Anaesthetics or Obstetric Medicine.
  2. Able to take up the HOW Collaborative Clinical Fellowship in 2020.
  3. Australian or New Zealand residents.
  4. members or trainee members of one of the following Societies: HSANZ; SOMANZ; RANZCOG; or ANZCA.
  5. willing to present a report to the membership of HSANZ at the National Scientific Meeting: Blood after the completion of their Clinical Fellowship.
  6. willing to attend the award presentation at the Blood 2020 Gala Dinner in Perth, 22 October 2019.

Note:

Applicants may only receive one PhD scholarship or Clinical Fellowship during their lifetime.


Applications must contain a:

  1. Fellowship proposal including Research Project (5 pages maximum including references).
  2. CV of applicant (3 pages maximum).
  3. Statement of how the proposed Fellowship relates the aims and objectives of the HOW Collaborative. (1 page maximum).
  4. Statement of how the proposed Fellowship relates to the promotion of Haematology practice and the aims and objectives of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand. 
  5. (1 page maximum).
  6. Written reference from a referee familiar with the applicant’s recent work history 
  7. (1 page maximum).
  8. Fellowship supervisor report to confirm supervision arrangements for the proposal. The report should also comment on the suitability of the applicant for the fellowship and likelihood for successful completion of the fellowship project within the proposed time period.

 

Application Procedure

  1. Applications must be accompanied by all relevant documentation.
  2. Applications must be submitted in full by the 5pm on the closing date.
  3. Applicants will submit two copies of their scholarship application:
    a.  one printed and posted to the HSANZ Office, and
    b.  one electronic (pdf) emailed to HSANZ Office.
  4. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  5. Applications will be subject to review by the HSANZ Council and the HOW Collaborative.
  6. The outcome of applications will be announced mid-September 2019.
  7. HSANZ and the HOW Collaborative reserve the right to not award the Fellowship.

Download and share the HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship flyer.

HOW Collaborative HSANZ Clinical Fellowship
Applications Close


Friday, 23 August 2019 at 5:00 pm

Submitting Electronic (pdf) Applications
Electronic applications, along with all supporting documents should be submitted as a single pdf. 
The pdf should be named HOWCollab_ClinFellow2020_[FamilyName] and submitted by email, to HSANZ at: admin@hsanz.org.au  

Submitting Hard Copy (Printed) Applications
The printed copy of applications, including all supporting documents should be posted to:

Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
145 Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

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Haematology of Australia and New Zealand logo

HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarship 

Every two years, The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) Council offers a HSANZ and industry funded PhD Scholarship to applicants who are medical, nurse or science graduates seeking doctoral funding for either:

  1. a suitable project from a New Zealand applicant, OR
  2. a high-quality application in non-malignant haematology.

This HSANZ New Investigator PhD Scholarship
will be offered again in July 2020 to be taken up in 2021.

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Marina Grunstein Walking Up the Hill Foundation

HSANZ Myeloma Fellowship

Established in 2018, The Walking Up The Hill Foundation and HSANZ are committed to fund either doctoral research or clinical fellowships in Multiple Myeloma. 

The Marina Grunstein Walking Up The Hill Foundation Myeloma Fellowship is established to honour the memory of Marina Grunstein, who lived the last year of her life with Myeloma.

In 2018, the Walking Up The Hill Foundation and HSANZ awarded the inaugural PhD Scholarship valued at $40,000 per annum for three years to an applicant of outstanding merit, whose work aligned with the aims of the Walking Up The Hill Foundation and HSANZ. 

The Marina Grunstein Walking Up the Hill Foundation HSANZ Myeloma Fellowship 
will be offered again in July 2021 to be taken up in 2022.

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Myeloma Australia logo Myeloma Australia Awards 

The Myeloma Foundation of Australia Awards are awarded to mid-early career researchers at the Annual Scientific Meeting in the following categories:

  1. clinical research in myeloma
  2. basic research in myeloma

Valued at $1500 each the award is to be used towards conference expenses or further training in Myeloma research.

Conditions

Prizes are to be awarded to oral presenters at Blood, based on the highest ranked abstracts for myeloma research in each category.

  1. Early-mid career researchers are eligible.
  2. Recipients must be selected for an oral presentation at Blood
  3. The highest ranking abstract (assessed by the HSANZ Council) in each category of basic and clinical myeloma research will be awarded
  4. Funds to be used towards conference and/or further training towards myeloma-related research
  5. Recipients to be available to be profiled in the Myeloma Australia newsletter
  6. Myeloma Australia reserves the right to make no award.

 

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HSANZ Awards and ASM Grants

  1. HSANZ Albert Baikie Award
  2. HSANZ Educational Grants
  3. HSANZ Travel Grant fo the Annual Scientific Meeting

  


HSANZ Albert Baikie Memorial Award and Medal

The Albert Baikie Memorial Medal is given to recognise the best oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting, this year it is Blood 2019 in Brisbane, by a new investigator who is a financial member of the Society.

The winner receives a $5,000 prize and is presented with the Baikie Memorial Medal. This prestigious award is open to new investigators who were awarded their postgraduate qualification in Australia or overseas (MSc, FRACP, FRCPA or PhD, or overseas equivalent) within the past 5 years. Special consideration may be made by Council for those people who wish to apply for but who, for other reasons, completed their postgraduate qualification more than 5 years ago.

Conditions:

  1. Applicants must be financial and either full, trainee or associate 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 2019.
  2. Only ONE abstract is to be nominated by each applicant.
  3. Previous winners of the award are ineligible.

All applications will be assessed by a sub-committee 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 abstract submission (23 June 2019) and the award is announced during the Meeting. Recipients of travel grants and registration are eligible for the Albert Baikie Award but must complete the relevant section of the abstract submission form.

Albert Baikie Award Value

The Ablert Baikie Award is valued at $5000. The Baikie Medal accompanies the award.

Applications
Apply for the award when submitting your abstract online via the Blood 2019 meeting website.

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HSANZ Education Grants

The aim of these education grants is to support associate, trainee and full members of the Society, who have attained their post-graduate qualification in Australia or overseas (MSc, FRACP, FRCPA, PhD or overseas equivalent) within the past 5 years, to attend and present at an international meeting.

HSANZ offers up to two (2) education grants to the value of $5,000 each.

Eligibility

Applicants must

  1. submit an abstract to the annual scientific meeting: Blood 2019
    Application for the award is made via on-line abstract submission at the meeting website: Blood 2019.
  2. be financial and either full, trainee or associate members of HSANZ by the time of the Annual Scientific Meeting. You must submit a membership application to HSANZ no later than 31 August 2019. 
  3. ensure only ONE abstract is nominated for consideration;
  4. 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 2019.

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

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HSANZ Travel Grants to the Annual Scientific Meeting: Blood 2019

The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) provides a number of travel grants and registration support to assist members with attendance at annual scientific meetings. This year that meeting is Blood 2019 in Perth. Applicants must submit an abstract, register for the meeting and satisfy the criteria.

General criteria

To be eligible all applicants must

  1. be current, financial members of the Society (you may apply for membership when you submit your application for the award). Membership forms are available at www.hsanz.org.au . Applications must be received by the HSANZ Secretariat by the end of August 2018.

  2. submit an abstract to the Blood 2019 Meeting (apply for the travel grant online when submitting your abstract)

  3. register for the Meeting by the close of abstract submission date (23 June 2018)

  4. have attained their post graduate qualification in Australia or overseas (MSc, FRACP, FRCPA, PhD or overseas equivalent) within the past 5 years. Trainee and associate members are eligible but members in positions where funding for travel is normally provided (eg hospital staff specialists) will not be considered for travel awards, and

  5. not receive funding from other sources.

  6. be proposed and the proposer’s contact details provided.

Applications will be assessed by the HSANZ Council and applicants will be advised of the outcome four weeks before the meeting. Applicants may also apply for the Albert Baikie Award, by completing the appropriate part of the online application.

http://www.blood2019.com/abstracts/awards-and-travel-grants/

 

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Updated: Friday 26 July 2019