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ESA IPSEN International Travel Grants

ESA Asia/Oceania Travel Support Scheme

ESA Australian Women in Endocrinology (AWE) Travel Awards

ESA Travel Grants to attend the ASM 

ESA-SfE exchange program

ESA/KES Exchange Travel award

ESA IPSEN International Travel Grant Award

Closing date: 13 October 2023

Conditions of Award

The purpose of this award is to support younger members of ESA to travel to international meetings to present an abstract, and visit laboratories and/or clinics, to further their training and knowledge in endocrinology.

Three awards of $3500 each will be granted to assist with the costs of international travel to attend an International destination.

All travel for the ESA/Ipsen travel grant awards must take place within 12 months after the submission deadline of the award.

Eligibility

The applicant must:

Preference will be given to applicants who are active members of the society as evidenced by attendance and presentation at Annual Scientific/Clinical Meetings and other activities of the Society.

Application

Applications are to be submitted online.  The application must include:

All documents to be uploaded in word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a Selection Committee selected by ESA Council.

Presentation

The recipient must acknowledge the financial support of the Endocrine Society of Australia when presenting their work. 

Apply Online

Submit your IPSEN travel award application here

Past Winners  Hanh Nguyen, Winner of the IPSEN travel award in 2019 Jun Yang, winner of the IPSEN travel award in 2019

 

ESA Asia/Oceania Travel Support Scheme

Application deadline: 1 September 2023

Conditions of award

The purpose of this award is to support researchers from countries in the Asia-Oceania region to travel and present an abstract at The ESA Annual Scientific Meeting, to further their training and knowledge in Endocrinology.

A maximum of five (5) awards of AUD$1000 each will be granted to assist with the costs of international travel to the location of the ESA annual scientific meeting.

Conference registration and a ticket to attend the conference dinner will be complimentary for successful applicants.

Travel to the Annual Scientific Meeting must take place in the year of application.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

Preference will be given to applicants who are active members of the society as evidenced by attendance and presentation at Annual Scientific/Clinical Meetings and other activities of the Society.

Application

Applications are to be submitted online. These must include:

All documents to be uploaded in word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a Selection Committee selected by ESA Council. The assessment committee has a duty to apply the criteria equitably to all applicants.
Applicants will be assessed on the basis of their abstract, supporting letter and CV. 

Successful applicants will be notified by email.

Award Presentation

The award will be presented at the conference dinner at the Annual Scientific Meeting. The awardee will receive free registration to the meeting and a complimnetary dinner ticket. 

Apply online

Submit your application to the ESA Asia/Oceania travel support scheme online

Past winners  

 

ESA Australian Women in Endocrinology (AWE) Travel Awards

Applications open: 28 April 2023

Application deadline: 9 May 2023

Conditions of award

The purpose of this award is to provide financial support to younger women involved in Endocrine-related training and/or research to present their work at the USA ENDO Meeting. 15-18 June 2023, Illinois, Chicago  https://www.endocrine.org/meetings-and-events/endo2023

The value of the award is up to $1000. 

Eligibility

The applicant must:

Preference will be given to those also presenting their work at the ESA annual scientific meeting. 

Successful applicants are expected to attend the Annual WE Dinner held during the ENDO conference. Note: AWE will reimburse the cost of the WE dinner ticket at ENDO. AWE Travel Award recipients are invited guests of AWE at the AWE Reception.

 

Application

Applications are to be submitted online. These must include:

All documents to be uploaded in word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a Selection Committee selected by AWE Chair. 
Applicants will be assessed on abstract and track record.

Presentation

The recipient must acknowledge the financial support of the Australasian AWE when presenting their work. 

Apply Online

Submit your AWE Travel award application here

Past Winners    Recipient of the 2020 AWE award, Ebtihal Mustafa

AWE Travel award

  • 2023 - Rutu Dhavan, Lisa Raven
  • 2022 - Ayanthi Wijewardene
  • 2020 - Jun Yang, Ebtihal Mustafa
  • 2019 - Sunita de Sousa, Eleanor Thong

AWE Beckman Coulter Travel Award

  • 2011 - Jun Yang
  • 2010 - Sarah To

AWE NovoNordisk New Investigator Travel Award

 

  • 2012 - Lili Huang, Kara Britt
  • 2011 - Shirin Hussain
  • 2010 - Liza Phillips
  • 2009 Kavitha Iyer, Vita Birzniece
  • 2008 Kathryn Backholer
  • 2007 Dr Ashwini Chand
  • 2006 Dr Nichola Thompson 
  • 2005 Ms Agnes Kovacic
  • 2004 Ms Rachel Hill
  • 2003 Dr Carolyn Allan
  • 2002 Ms Kylie Hewitt
  • 2001 Dr Elizabeth Nye

Abbott Medisense AWE Travel Award
2007 - Samantha Hutchison
2006 - Lisa Atkin 
2005 - Elspeth Gold
2004 - Natasha Lloyd

DSL AWE Travel Award
2009 - Kesha Rana, Stacey Jamieson
2008 - Johanna Barclay, Ulla Simanainen
2007 - Sue Mei Lau
2006 - Rebecca Robker 
2005 - Teresa Hickey
2004 - Renea Jarred
2003 - Nicola Solomon
2002 - Aylin Hanyaloglu
2001 - Karen Kroger

 

ESA Travel Grants to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting

Applications Close: 1 September 2023

Conditions of award

The purpose of these awards are to provide financial support to members to present their work at the ESA annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). 

Eligibility

The applicant must:

The categories of applicant in order of decreasing priority for consideration are:

The supervisor may be contacted by ESA to certify the category and advise whether any other specific support is available from the institution, i.e. travelling scholarship/grant.

Generally ineligible for a travel grant are:

Application

Applications are to be submitted online. These must include:

All documents to be uploaded in word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a Selection Committee selected by ESA Council or their delegates. The assessment committee has a duty to apply the criteria equitably to all applicants. 

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of their abstract and CV. 

Successful applicants will be notified by email. 

Apply online

Submit your ASM Travel award application here

 

ESA-SfE Exchange Program

Closing date: 28 April 2023

Conditions of Award

The purpose of this Exchange Award is to foster the development of collaborative research projects by enabling members of ESA and SfE to visit overseas researchers to initiate further studies. The award provides subsistence and travel costs associated with undertaking a research-led placement, typically of around 4 weeks, in an overseas institution (hospital, university department, research institute or other approved facility) in Australia or the UK, which coincides with attendance of the annual scientific meeting in the host country (either ESA or SfE annual meeting). The planned overseas research project must relate to an area of endocrinology.
Within 3 months of completing the research placement, a full report of the impact of the Award is to be submitted to ESA/SfE via the ESA/SfE secretariat, with copies of any publications and abstracts included. A short article will be submitted for inclusion in Societies member newsletters (The Endocrinologist, UK; ESA News, Australia)
The Award will total $AU7000 / £4000 to contribute to the cost of flights, visas, accommodation, and any necessary transfer of materials between home and host labs.

Eligibility

At the time of the application, the applicant must:

A successful applicant cannot reapply for this Award.

Application

Applications must be submitted using the application form.  The application includes:

All documents to be uploaded in PDF format.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a joint Selection Committee selected by ESA Council and the Society for Endocrinology.

Presentation

The recipient must acknowledge the financial support of the Endocrine Society of Australia when presenting their work. 

Apply Online

Past recipients:

2023 - Matti Gild (Australia), Rayzel Fernandes (United Kingdom)

ESA/KES Exchange Travel Award

Closing date: 31 January 2024

Conditions of Award

The purpose of this award is to contribute to travel costs to present an abstract at the Seoul International Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism in conjunction with the 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Korean Endocrine Society (SICEM/KES).

The award will be up to $AUS 3000.

Eligibility

The applicant must:

Application

Applications are to be submitted online. These must include:

  1. Cover letter from applicant outlining their intention to present an abstract at SICEM

  2.  Abstract to be presented.

  3. A short CV (Max 4 pages) - This should include qualifications, current and past positions/appointments, relevant research experience and skills, publications, awards, grants and/or achievements, extracurricular expertise, such as scientific membership, administrative expertise and any other track record information relevant to the abstract.

  4. One referee report (approximately one page)

 All documents are to be uploaded in a single combined pdf.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a Selection Committee comprising at least 3 non-conflicted independent referees selected by ESA Council.
Applicants will be assessed on:

Administration of the Award

The financial administration of the award will be upon receipt of eligible expenses, i.e., conference registration, economy airfares and conference accommodation, to a maximum of $ 3,000.

Publications

Any publications (papers or conference abstracts) derived from the project must acknowledge the financial support of the Endocrine Society of Australia

Apply Online

Submit your ESA/KES Travel award application here