Open research awards
Open Research Awards
Lung Foundation Australia and A Menarini Australia Pty Ltd have extended the closing date for two travel grants to the European Respiratory Society International Congress held in Paris from 15-19 September, 2018. The grants, valued at up to $3,000 each, are available to key health professionals and researchers in Australia whose work is focused on improving outcomes for patients living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to attend the conference. The closing date has been extended to Friday 29 June, 2018. Applications are also being accepted for travel grants for the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology Congress in Taipei from 29 November – 2 December, 2018.
- ERS applications close 5pm, Friday 29 June, 2018
- APSR applications close 5pm, Monday 9 July, 2018.
Lung Foundation Australia is excited to announce that there will be two (2) Travel Grants of $500 each for attendance to the Australian Lung Cancer Conference in Sydney 2018.
These travel grants have been made possible through the generous donations of dedicated lung cancer specialists in honour of Mrs. Roslyn Hogan who, before she passed away from lung cancer, had herself supported junior researchers in Lung Cancer.
These travel grants are open to health professionals/researchers in Australia whose work is focused on research into lung cancer or improving outcomes for patients living with lung cancer.
Applications close COB Friday 9 March, 2018.
This award is offered through the generous support of the Hogan family in commemoration of their beloved wife and mother Roslyn who before she passed away from lung cancer, had herself supported junior researchers in lung cancer.
The prize of $250 provides an opportunity to honour Roslyn’s memory and support valuable research into Lung cancer.
The Lung Foundation Australia / Roslyn Hogan Memorial Award 2018 will be announced and presented during the 2018 Australian Lung Cancer Conference.
Applications close COB Friday 9 March, 2018.
A collaborative initiative of Lung Foundation Australia, Thoracic Society of Australia, Centre for Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis and the Eaton Family.
Lung Foundation Australia Brian Eaton Memorial PhD Scholarship in IPF offers a set amount of funds of $15,000 per year over a three year period (total funding: $45,000) to allocate to a PhD Scholarship in IPF 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.
Applications close 10 June, 2018.
Awards awaiting notification – 30th November 2017
A collaborative initiative of Lung Foundation Australia, Thoracic Society of Australia & Centre for Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Lung Foundation Australia Bill van Nierop PhD Scholarship in IPF offers a set amount of funds of $15,000 per year over a three year period (total funding: $45,000) to allocate to a PhD Scholarship in IPF Research and a student will be selected on the basis of the Application Form submitted.
Students must demonstrate that their University is willing to partner and co-fund the PhD Scholarship and is able to guarantee the funding availability upon commencement of the PhD Scholarship.
This Research Award will support medical research projects to build capacity and foster the development of research in the area of alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency through the support of pilot studies, proof of concept and feasibility studies.
Find out more, here.
These funds are to be used to support independent research. In most cases this grant is not meant to provide sole support for research activities, but instead to act as seed money for developing projects to the point of attracting additional external funding; or as a top-up grant-in-aid to assist with undertaking a currently funded research project.
The Lung Foundation acknowledges that there are other Thoracic Cancers such as Mesothelioma, Thymomas, mediastinal tumors or chest wall tumors, applications to support research into these cancers will also be considered.
Download Application Form: Lung Foundation Lung Cancer Program Grant-in-Aid 2017-18 FINAL
The Lung Foundation is seeking partners who are willing to co-fund this Fellowship (with either equal or increased funds) in order to increase the lifetime value of this award.
The Lung Foundation invites you to submit an Expression of Interest should your Centre or University be interested in co-funding a lung cancer post-doctoral Fellowship which will be administered and undertaken at your Centre/University.
This EOI is for the second Fellowship grant and will be for the 2018/2019 period.
Download application form: LFA EOI Fellowships 3pp 2018-19_WEB
The Lung Foundation is seeking a partner who are willing to co-fund this PhD Scholarship (with either equal or increased funds).
The Lung Foundation invites you to submit an Expression of Interest should your Centre or University be interested in co-funding a PhD Scholarship for lung cancer research which will be administered and undertaken at your Centre/University.
Download application form: LFA EOI Scholarship Form 2017
This Scholarship is made possible via a collaborative partnership with Lung Foundation Australia and the Better Breathing Foundation. The LFA/BBF Allied Health PhD Scholarship aims to support allied health professionals to undertake research into chronic lung disease. Relevant domains of research include any form of clinical, population, laboratory or genetics research.
Students with an allied health background wishing to undertake a PhD in chronic lung disease are invited to submit an application. This PhD Scholarship is aimed at a researcher who is commencing a higher degree and interested in improving outcomes for patients living with a chronic lung disease, but does not currently receive any form of other scholarship funding as part of their PhD studies.
Lung Foundation Australia/Better Breathing Foundation will be allocating a set amount of funds of $20,000 per year over a four year period (total funding: $80,000) for the PhD Scholarship for a full-time student; or a set amount of funds of $10,000 per year over a four year period (total funding: $40,000) for the PhD Scholarship for a part-time student. Co-funding from a University is optional but desirable.
Relevant domains of research inquiry range from evaluation of population screening initiatives; interventions to improve diagnostic accuracy within primary care; through to issues of management in the context of a clinician-patient interaction to system level issues to do with the organisation, financing and performance of the health system, including COPD management of indigenous and ethnic minorities within Australia.
Lung Foundation Australia invites applications from medical and scientific graduates who will be a resident in Australia throughout the period of the research program. The Fellowship is available as either a one or two year award, with a value of $A80,000 per annum. The funds are to cover the salary (including on-costs) for the successful research fellow and for no other purpose.
The funds may be used as a contribution towards IPF related research or pilot projects, or to fund travel or education with respect to increasing knowledge about IPF.
The funds may be used as a contribution towards equipment, personnel or other running costs incurred in the conduct of research projects. The Grant-in-Aid is not to be used to fund conference travel or conference attendance.