Student grants

The Genetics Society of Australasia is pleased to announce its inaugural Student Research Grant Program targeted at supporting early-career researchers in our academic community. We have partnered with Illumina, Brightside Scientific and Point of Care Diagnostics (POCD) to provide a range of prizes aimed at supporting postgraduate student members of GSA.

Applications are now open and close at 5pm AEST on 16th August 2019. Completed applications should be emailed to GSAA.awards@gmail.com. Winners will be announced via email and on social media.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a current member of GSA (you can join here) 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.


Awards include:

  • Illumina NovaSeq 6000SP 250bp flowcell – Illumina grant application form here:
  • Brightside Scientific liquid nitrogen dewar valued at $2000 – Brightside grant application form here:
  • POCD $1000 shopping voucher – POCD grant application form here:

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