Senior Travel Awards

 

Senior Travel Awards

First Round (Gordon Ada and Jacques Miller Awards):
February 24th - July 31st 2020
for travel commencing within Sep 1st 2020 - Dec 31st 2021.

Second Round (Gordon Ada Awards only):
Dates TBC (will be released in the last quarter of 2020) for a travel period to be advised.

Gordon Ada 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:

  • 6 to 14 years postdoctoral experience
  • Applicants must have paid their membership subscription before 1st April of the year of application
  • Applicants must hold 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 recipients of Postgraduate and Postdoctoral International Travel Awards may apply. ​

Application procedure:

  1. Click here to download the application form for the Ada Travel Award.
  2. Save your file as "LASTNAME 2019_Ada”.
  3. Log in to your member profile and click on 'Applications'. 

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:

4 Gordon Ada Senior Travel Awards are granted per year to the value of AUD 3,000 each. DOUBLED IN 2019

Successful Recipients - how to claim your ASI Award:

Please log in to your member profile to submit your Newsletter contribution, provide receipts to support your claim (flights and proof of attendance, e.g. scanned copy of name badge), and to initiate the reimbursement process.

Jacques Miller Senior Travel Award

Purpose:

To support mid- senior career ASI members who wish to travel overseas for career related purposes. The award is 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. It may also be used to cover childcare-related costs.

Eligibility:

  • Greater than 14 years postdoctoral experience
  • Applicants must have paid their membership subscription before 1st April of the year of application
  • Applicants must hold 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 recipients of Postgraduate and Postdoctoral International Travel Awards may apply. ​

Application procedure:

  1. Click here to download the application form for the Miller Travel Award.
  2. Save your file as "LASTNAME 2019_Miller”.
  3. Log in to your member profile and click on 'Applications'. 

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:

1 Jacques Miller Senior Travel Award is granted per year to the value of AUD 6,000, and additional AUD 3,000 for childcare-related expenses CHILDCARE COMPONENT NEW IN 2019

Successful Recipients - how to claim your ASI Award:

Please log in to your member profile to submit your Newsletter contribution, provide receipts to support your claim (flights and proof of attendance, e.g. scanned copy of name badge), and to initiate the reimbursement process.