Deadline for applications: 24 February 2021
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This Grant-In-Aid, to honour the memory of the late Prof. Rob Pierce, will be awarded to a member of the TSANZ for a project focused on understanding and improving the lung health of Indigenous people in Australia and/or New Zealand.
The Grant-In-Aid to the value of AUD 15,000 for one year will support a project relevant to the lung health of Indigenous people.
The project will contribute to the delivery of better health care and/or to the professional development of the applicant in this field.
To be eligible for this 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 application is endorsed by the Administering Institution to have the requisite work visa in place, at the time of accepting the successful grant:
- The applicant will remain employed in Administering Institution for the duration of the funding period;
- The application is endorsed by the Administering Institution;
- IF the applicant is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident have the requisite work visa in place, at the time of accepting the successful grant;
- The applicant will remain employed in Administering Institution for the duration of the funding period.
The following conditions must be meet by members receiving this award:
Note: These conditions must be met to remain eligible for future award rounds.
Applications will be assessed by members of the TSANZ Research Committee according to the following criteria:
In the event of there being no suitable applicants the fellowship will not be awarded.
The award will be presented at the 2021 TSANZ ASM, however the successful applicant will be notified prior to the ASM.