Open research awards

This scholarship supports research to increase the clinical knowledge about the incidence or prevalence of IPF in Australia or disease progression. Students, who are wishing to undertake a PhD and can demonstrate that their University or Research Institute is willing to partner and co-fund a PhD Scholarship in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research, are invited to submit an application.

Lung Foundation Australia will be allocating a set amount of funds of $15,000 per year over a three year period for the PhD scholarship, with matching or greater funds to be provided by the University or Research Institute.

This scholarship is a collaborative initiative of Lung Foundation Australia, Thoracic Society of Australia, Centre for Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis and Mr David Wilson.

Applications close Wednesday 10 October, 2018.

David Wilson IPF PhD Scholarship - invitation final (433 KB)

David Wilson IPF PhD-partnership-form-final (420 KB)

David Wilson PhD Scholarship IPF Application form final (432 KB)

Lung Foundation Australia and Cochrane Airways Australia invite applications for the Lung Foundation Australia/Cochrane Airways Australia Scholarship 2019 valued at $2,500. This scholarship is intended to assist with the completion, update and/or presentation of a Cochrane Systematic Review.

Applications close Friday 2 November, 2018.

LFA Cochrane Scholarship 2019 final (140 KB)

In 2019, there is ONE (1) Grant in Aid opportunity valued at $5,000 to assist research in IPF.

The IPF Grant in Aid Award is open to any individual health care professional or scientist, who will undertake and publish a specific focused research project on Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. The research can relate to any aspect of IPF research including the molecular basis of the disease, its diagnosis and treatment, improved management and care and the evaluation of palliative strategies in the advance disease setting.  

Lizotte Grant in Aid invitation final (447 KB)

In 2019, there is ONE (1) Grant in Aid opportunity valued at $5,000 to assist research in respiratory physiology.

For the purposes of this award, Physiological Research is the use of any methodologies directed towards the elucidation of organ function and its understanding in a precise, quantitative manner.

This Grant in Aid Award is open to any individual health care professional or scientist, who will undertake and publish a specific focused research project in respiratory physiology.

Ludwig Engel Grant in Aid invitation final (447 KB)

In 2019, there is ONE (1) Grant in Aid opportunity valued at $5,000 to assist research in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

The IPF Grant in Aid Award is open to any individual health care professional or scientist, who will undertake and publish a specific focused research project on IPF. The research can relate to any aspect of IPF research however, is required to collaborate with the Australian IPF Registry management committee to undertake and publish a specific focused analysis of part of the collected dataset of the Australia IPF registry.

Ivan Cash Grant in Aid invitation final (448 KB)

In 2019, there is 1 Early Career Nursing/Allied Health Fellowship valued at $100,000 over 2 years to support research initiatives that look beyond the cause, treatment and cure of lung cancer and focus on the supportive care space for patients with a lung cancer diagnosis.

Lung Foundation Australia is calling for expressions of interest from Research Centres, Universities or Organisations in Australia to partner and co-fund this Early Career Fellowship in Nursing or Allied Health. This Fellowship is ideally aimed to support a post-doctoral student who has recently completed their PhD studies and is looking to build on his/her doctoral research.

Find out more or apply:

Shine a light fellowship nursing & allied health final invitation (445 KB)

Lung Foundation Australia Diana Shine a Light on Lung Cancer PhD Scholarship in lung cancer research offers a set amount of funds of $20,000 per year over a three year period (total funding: $60,000) to allocate to a PhD Scholarship in Lung Cancer Research and a student will be selected on the basis of the Application Form submitted.

Students must demonstrate that their University / Research Institute is willing to partner and co-fund the PhD Scholarship and is able to guarantee the funding availability upon commencement of the PhD Scholarship.

SAL PhD Scholarship - invitation final 2019 (437 KB)

In 2019, there is 1 Grant in Aid opportunity valued at $10,000 over 1 year to assist research into Lung Cancer. Other Thoracic Cancers such as Mesothelioma, Thymomas, mediastinal tumours and chest wall tumours will also be considered.

The Lung Cancer Grant in Aid Award is open to any individual health care professional or scientist, who will undertake and publish a specific focused research project on lung cancer or associated cancers as listed above. The research can relate to any aspect of lung cancer research including molecular basis of the disease, its diagnosis, treatment, improved management and care and the evaluation of palliative strategies in the advance disease setting.

Shine a light Lung cancer 2019 Grant in Aid invitation final (447 KB)

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