Deadline for applications: midnight 2nd June 2019
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The TSANZ Vertex Adult Cystic Fibrosis Award supports a clinical, scientific, or research professional working in respiratory medicine who wishes to undertake research into adult cystic fibrosis (CF) in Australia or New Zealand. Teams are welcome to apply.
This award aims to foster the development of knowledge in the adult CF specialty area. The funding contribution from TSANZ will be to the value of AU $75,000 over two years, with AU $60,000 paid upfront and the remaining AU $15,000 paid on completion of a report or publication.
TSANZ invites expressions of interest (EoI) from Australian or New Zealand Institutions to partner in this award supporting respiratory health. This partnership will increase the impact of this sponsored award which endeavors to improve the lives of children with CF.
An EoI from an applicant’s institution is required to accompany all proposals. We are seeking partners who will pledge to co-fund the award and may choose to be co-badged with TSANZ. This partnership will provide financial and in-kind support at a value determined by the institute.
To be eligible for this travel grant, the applicant must:
 Financial member of the TSANZ who has obtained the support of a proposer and seconder and has been endorsed by the TSANZ Board
The following conditions must be meet by members receiving this award:
Note: If the Award is considered by TSANZ to not be used for its intended purpose, the Award may be revoked. These conditions must be met to remain eligible for future award rounds.
Applications will be assessed by members of the TSANZ Research Committee using the responses to the criteria questions, and the following criteria to assess the fellowship proposal:
Significance and Innovation
The award will be presented at the 2020 TSANZ ASM, however the successful applicant will be notified prior to the ASM.
Note: In the event of there being no suitable applicants the Fellowship may not be awarded.