The overarching objectives of Arthritis Australia’s National Research Program are to support:
- specific research projects into arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders, and
- foster the career development of scientists and clinical investigators committed to research into arthritis and allied disorders.
The Leanne Stafford Award is to support a young Australian rheumatologist or Australian graduate in the pursuit of a year of research or clinical experience in an interstate or overseas institute.
Funding & Duration
Fellowships are awarded as a stipend to the value of AUD $50,000, for a period of 12 months.
To be eligible, the candidate must be a rheumatologist who has completed their advanced training within the preceding five (5) years.
Submission Requirements & Internal Due Date
Applications must be submitted for internal review by 10 July 2015.
Submitted applications must be accompanied by a signed and completed copy of the University’s Grant Application Cover Sheet.
Applications may be emailed to the Research Branch unless otherwise specified.