Student grants

The Genetics Society of Australasia Student Research Grant Program is 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.

The 2020 student grant research program is now closed. Congratulations to the successful winners listed below.

Past Recipients

2020

Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics Illumina Award: Ruby Oberin (Hudson Institute / Monash University)
Point of Care Diagnostics Award: Megan Iminitoff (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)

2019

Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics Illumina Award: Johanna Jones (University of Tasmania)
Point of Care Diagnostics Award: Andrew Baldi (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Brightside Scientific Award: Laura Cook (University of Melbourne)

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 GSAA.awards@gmail.com by 5pm AEST on the closing date.

Eligibility

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: