ADS Awards

2017 ADS Annual Scientific Meeting Awards

A number of awards and grants are available for ADS members attending the ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth, WA.

Please ensure that you indicate (tick the appropriate boxes) during the abstract submission process via the ASM website; if you would like to be considered for any of the ADS ASM Awards.

Please see below for all ADS ASM Awards and Grants on offer for 2017.

ADS Travel Grants

A number of ADS Travel Grants will be awarded to junior investigators who have an abstract accepted for presentation at the ADS Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth, WA. The number and size of grants will be determined according to the number and suitability of applications and the funds available. Applications will be prioritised using abstract review scores. It is anticipated that the awards will represent a substantial contribution to the individual's travel costs to the meeting.

Eligibility is as follows:
1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application (Member must have joined ADS from June 2016 and Paid subs for 2017)
2. In training for a higher degree eg. PhD, MD, fellowship or medical specialty.
3. Supported by a statement from the candidate's supervisor or department head indicating the nature of their present position and the availability of other sources of financial support for their travel to the Meeting.
Note: Applicants must not be in receipt of a travel grant from any other body to attend the ADS meeting or a meeting in association with the ADS meeting.

APPLICATIONS CLOSES ON FRIDAY 30 JUNE 2017

To apply:
Please complete the online application form via the ADS website at http://www.diabetessociety.com.au/grants-awards.asp Please ensure that you upload your supporting documentation online. The successful applicants will be advised in writing prior to the meeting. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

ADS Poster Awards

ADS Poster Awards for both Basic Science and Clinical Research will be on offer during the ADS Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth, WA. ADS Poster Awards are to the value of A$500 each. 

Eligibility is as follows:
1.
 A financial member of the ADS (Paid subs for 2017)

2. Applicant must be an early career researcher
3. You must be standing by your poster at the time of the poster session
4. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work

To apply: 
Please complete the online application form via the ADS website at 

http://www.diabetessociety.com.au/grants-awards.asp and ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSES ON FRIDAY 19TH MAY

ADS Pincus Taft Young Investigator Award

The ADS-Pincus Taft Young Investigator Award is to the value of AUD$2000. The finalists will be categorised into Basic Science and the award will be given to the best oral presentation by a junior ADS member at the Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth as judged by peer review and a committee appointed by the ADS Council. 

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application (Member must have joined as an approved member of ADS from May 2016 and Paid subs for 2017)
2. Applicant must not be more than 2 years beyond the award of a doctoral degree (PhD, MD) or fellowship (FRACP)
3. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work.
4. Previous winners of this award are in-eligible to apply
5. Finalist applicants must present work of abstract submitted for the conference; if not they will be in-eligible to receive the award

6-8 applicants will be selected from abstracts to present in the ADS-Pincus Taft Young Investigators Session.

To apply: Please complete the online application form via the ADS website at http://www.diabetessociety.com.au/grants-awards.asp and ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSES ON FRIDAY 19TH MAY

ADS President's Young Investigator Award

The ADS President's Young Investigator Award is to the value of AUD$2000. The finalists will be categorised into Clinical Research and the award will be given to the best oral presentation by a junior ADS member at the Annual Scientific Meeting at the Gold Coast as judged by peer review and a committee appointed by the ADS Council. 

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application (Member must have joined as an approved member of ADS from May 2016 and Paid subs for 2017)
2. Applicant must not be more than 2 years beyond the award of a doctoral degree (PhD, MD) or fellowship (FRACP)
3. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work
4. Previous winners of this award are in-eligible to apply
5. Finalist applicants must present work of abstract submitted for the conference; if not they will be in-eligible to receive the award

6-8 applicants will be selected from abstracts to present in ADS Presidents Young Investigators Session.

To apply:
Please complete the online application form via the ADS website at
http://www.diabetessociety.com.au/grants-awards.asp and ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSES ON FRIDAY 19TH MAY