Senior Travel Awards

Applications open March 23rd 2018 and close April 23rd 2018, for travel commencing within Jul 1st 2018 - Jun 30th 2019.

Applications are invited for Senior Travel Awards.

The Gordon Ada Senior Travel Awards are for members with between 6 and 14 years postdoctoral experience who have been ASI members for at least 2 years preceding their Travel Award application.

The Jacques Miller Senior Travel Award is for members with greater than 14 years experience who have been ASI members for at least 5 years preceding their Travel Award application. The Ada and Miller awards are to support travel between July 1st 2017 to June 30th 2018.

The guidelines and application forms for the awards are available online below.

For more information, please contact ASI Honorary Secretary, Dr. Elissa Deenick

ASI Gordon Ada & Jacques Miller Senior Travel Awards

Purpose
To support mid- senior career ASI members who wish to travel overseas for career related purposes. The awards are not restricted to a particular type or time of travel and may be given for attendance to meetings, sabbaticals, lab visits or any other kind of immunology-related travel.

Eligibility Criteria

For the Gordon Ada Senior Travel Awards:

  • 6 to 14 years postdoctoral experience
  • Current financial ASI membership, with continually financial membership for at least 2 years prior to the year of application
  • Previous recipients of an ASI Senior Travel Award or current members of the ASI Executive are not eligible to apply, however, previous awards of Postgraduate and Postdoctoral level travel prizes do not preclude eligibility for Ada or Miller awards.

For the Jacques Miller Senior Travel Award:

  • Greater than 14 years postdoctoral experience
  • Current financial ASI membership, with continually financial membership for at least 5 years prior to the year of application
  • Previous recipients of an ASI Senior Travel Award or current members of the ASI Executive are not eligible to apply, however, previous awards of Postgraduate and Postdoctoral level travel prizes do not preclude eligibility for Ada or Miller awards.

Application procedure

  1. Click here to download the application form for the Ada Travel Award.
    or
  1. Click here to download the application form for the Miller Travel Award.
  2. Upload your application (please ensure you are a current ASI member and are logged in).

Assessment Criteria
Excellence of track record relative to opportunity, purpose of travel and career/professional benefit of the proposed travel as judged by the ASI Executive Committee or their delegates. ASI Executive reserves the right not make an award in any given year.

Value
Two Gordon Ada Senior Travel Awards are granted per year  to the value of AUD 3,000 each.
One Jacques Miller Senior Travel Award is granted per year to the value of AUD 6,000.

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