Student grants

The Genetics Society of Australasia is pleased to announce the 2020 student research grant program targeted at supporting early-career researchers in our academic community. We have partnered with Illumina and Point of Care Diagnostics (POCD) to provide exciting prizes aimed at supporting postgraduate student members of GSA.

Applications are now open and close on 1/11/2020.

Winners will be announced via email and on social media.

Awards include

Illumina NovaSeq 6000 S1 Flowcell and library construction (valued at over $15,000)
[Illumina award application form]

Set of CAPP Bravo pipettes (P10, P100, P1000) from POCD
[POCD award application form]

Completed applications should be mailed to by 5pm AEST on the closing date.


Applicants must be a current member of GSA and must be enrolled in a postgraduate degree at an institution in the Australasian region. Further terms and conditions are noted on the application forms.

GSA thanks the following companies for their generous support and sponsorship of these grants: