Travel Grants for Early Career Researchers
Cancer Research Network

The Cancer Research Network is pleased to invite applications for funding that will support early career cancer researchers to attend a national or international conference in their field of research. 

Applicants can apply for an award of up to $2,500. A total of $20,000 funding is available. This is an exciting new initiative which reflects the Cancer Research Network’s commitment to supporting early career researchers.

To be eligible, applicants must:
  • have no more than a total of 10 years post-doctoral experience (i.e. awarded PhD on or after 31 December 2006). There is allowance for career breaks.
  • be a member of the University of Sydney Cancer Research Network. You can join online.
  • have limited or no financial support allocated to attend the conference.

The grant guidelines are available online.

Please note, funding will be prioritised for applicants attending international conferences, oral or invited presentations, multiple presentations, collaborative visits or training courses in one trip, demonstrated contribution to cancer research at the University of Sydney or an affiliated medical research institute, and track record relative to opportunity.

Online application and closing date
Applications must be submitted online by 5pm Thursday, 31 August 2017.

A hard-copy of the application form is available as a reference.

Late applications will not be accepted. Applicants will be informed of the outcome in October 2017.

If you have any questions regarding the CRN Early Career Researcher Travel Grants, please contact Merilyn Heuschkel.
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