Boehringer Ingelheim New Zealand Primary Care Grant

Deadline for applications: midnight NZST 5 April 2021

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The Boehringer Ingelheim New Zealand Primary Care Grant aims to support research in respiratory health within the primary care sphere in New Zealand. Primary care can include general practice, allied health services, nursing in community health and community pharmacy.

The grant is valued at NZD 5000 and will support studies for one year only.

This award program is supported by a funding grant provided by Boehringer Ingelheim.


This grant is open to all members of the Society from all professional groups.

To be eligible for the award, the applicant must:

  1. Be a current member of the TSANZ[1],
  2. Propose research which will take place in New Zealand.

[1] 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 met by members receiving this award:

  • The Research Award must be taken up within 6 months of receipt.
  • This funding may not be used for indirect costs.
  • A final report will be submitted at the end of the 12 month period.
  • TSANZ and Boehringer Ingelheim must be acknowledged in any reports or publications arising from the research.

Note: These conditions must be met to remain eligible for further award rounds.

Applications will contain the following;

Applicants must submit only an electronic application as a single PDF file via the online abstract submission portal.

In order to be considered for this award, your application must be submitted by the deadline and must include:

  • A proposal clearly detailing how this award is to be used, including a budget (maximum two A4 pages, plus references).
  • Description of the project in non-specialised language, and proposal for any future work of the research (one A4 page maximum)
  • A track record (maximum two A4 pages). Include any significant career disruptions supporting eligibility outside the listed criteria.

Selection Process

Applications will be assessed by the Research Subcommittee according to the following criteria (based on NHMRC criteria):


Weight (%)

Scientific Quality


Significance and Innovation


Track Record relative to opportunity




In the event of there being no suitable applicants the grant may not be awarded.

The award will be acknowledged publically and presented at a future suitable event.

Submit Application

Application upload

Please upload a single PDF containing your abstract, track record and publications.


A citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand, or have a travel/study/work visa in New Zealand.
I have not been a full, or part-time employee of, or paid consultant to, nor do I have any real or perceived, direct or indirect links to the tobacco industry in the past five years.
All information provided in this form and attached documents is true and correct.


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