JDRF (Australia): Early-Stage Researcher Travel Grants 2015

JDRF offers travel grants to early-stage researchers, and to allied health and nursing professionals, to support the development of expertise in the field of type 1 diabetes research in Australia.

Funding & Duration

JDRF invites applications for grants of up to $2,000 for domestic travel or $4,000 for international travel to research institutions or scientific meetings, for the purpose of furthering the applicant’s expertise in the field of type 1 diabetes.


Applicants must be

  • Australian citizens, or;
  • Permanent residents currently residing in Australia, or;
  • Temporary residents holding JDRF research awards, currently working at an Australian institution.

Note that previous winners of this award are eligible to reapply.

This program is designed to support medical or science graduates in the early stages of their research career (eg current PhD students, or not more than five years post-doctoral). The applicant must be committed to the mission of JDRF to prevent, treat and cure type 1 diabetes and its complications, and demonstrate relevance to one of JDRF’s therapeutic areas: Beta Cell Therapies, Immune Therapies, Complications Therapies or Glucose Control.

Submission Requirements

Applications must be accompanied by a signed and completed copy of the University’s Grant Application Cover Sheet. Submissions may be emailed to the Research Branch unless otherwise specified.


Further Information

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