Australasian Diabetes Congress 2020 - Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

ADS Awards and Grants

ADS Registration Grants

This year a number of ADS-Abbott Registration Grants will be awarded to junior investigators who have an abstract accepted for presentation at the 2020 ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress that will be held as an online virtual meeting from Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 November 2020. The ADS-Abbott ADC Registration Grants will be to the value of A$250 per eligible applicant. The number of grants will be determined according to the number and suitability of applications and the funds available. Applications will be prioritised using abstract review scores.

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application
(Member must have joined as a member of ADS no later than July 2019 and Paid subs for 2020)
2. In training for a higher degree eg. PhD, MD, fellowship or medical specialty
3. Supported by a statement from the candidate's supervisor or department head indicating the nature of their present position and the availability of other sources of financial support for their registration to the Meeting
4. Registration Grants will be made directly to the member and not their respective institution

Note: Applicants must not be in receipt of a grant from any other body to attend the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress or a meeting in association with the ADS/ADEA ADC.

Applications close Monday 28 September 2020.

For more information and to submit your application, please click here.

To apply: Please click on 'Apply for ADS Registration Grant' below and complete the online application form and please ensure that you upload your supporting documentation. The successful applicants will be advised in writing one week prior to the meeting and travel grants will be paid following the ADC. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

For further information on other ADS Awards, please click here.

The ADS gratefully acknowledges the generous support from Abbott Australasia.

Best ADS Clinical Presentation Award in memory of Dr Paul Lee

The Best ADS Clinical Presentation Award in memory of Dr. Paul Lee is to the value of A$1,250. The finalists will be categorised into Clinical Research and the award will be given to the best oral presentation by an ADS member at the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress as judged by peer review and a committee appointed by the ADS Council.

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS (Paid subs for 2020)
2. Applicants must be an early career researcher
3. You must be available to present at the time of the poster session
4. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work

Applications now closed!

For more information, please click here.

To apply: Please click above and complete the online application form. Please ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

For further information on other ADS Awards, please click here.

ADS Poster Awards

ADS Poster Awards for both Basic Science and Clinical Research will be on offer during the 2020 ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress. ADS Poster Awards are to the value of A$500 each.

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS (Paid subs for 2020)
2. Applicants must be an early career researcher
3. You must be available to present at the time of the poster session
4. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work

Applications now closed!

For more information, please click here.

To apply: Please click above and complete the online application form. Please ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

For further information on other ADS Awards, please click here.

ADS-Pincus Taft Young Investigator Award

The ADS-Pincus Taft Young Investigator Award is to the value of A$2000. The finalists will be categorised into Basic Science and the award will be given to the best oral presentation by a junior ADS member at the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress as judged by peer review and a committee appointed by the ADS Council.

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application
(Member must have joined as a member of ADS no later than July 2019 and Paid subs for 2020)
2. Applicants must not be more than 2 years beyond the award of a doctoral degree (PhD, MD) or fellowship (FRACP)
3. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work
4. Previous winners of this award are ineligible to apply
5. Finalist applicants must present work of abstract submitted for the conference; if not they will be ineligible to receive the award

6-8 applicants will be selected from abstracts to present in the ADS-Pincus Taft Young Investigators Session.

Applications now closed!

For more information, please click here.

To apply: Please click above and complete the online application form. Please ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

For further information on other ADS Awards, please click here.

ADS President's Young Investigator Award

The ADS President's Young Investigator Award is to the value of A$2000. The finalists will be categorised into Clinical Research and the award will be given to the best oral presentation by a junior ADS member at the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress as judged by peer review and a committee appointed by the ADS Council.

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application
(Member must have joined as a member of ADS no later than July 2019 and Paid subs for 2020)
2. Applicants must not be more than 2 years beyond the award of a doctoral degree (PhD, MD) or fellowship (FRACP)
3. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work
4. Previous winners of this award are ineligible to apply
5. Finalist applicants must present work of abstract submitted for the conference; if not they will be ineligible to receive the award

6-8 applicants will be selected from abstracts to present in ADS Presidents Young Investigators Session.

Applications now closed!

For more information, please click here.

To apply: Please click above and complete the online application form. Please ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

For further information on other ADS Awards, please click here.

ADEA Awards and Grants

ADEA-Roche registration Assistance Grants

12 grants still available to eligible members.

ADEA-Roche Registration Assistance Grants provide 50% of full registration for ADEA members to attend the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC).

This year, 40 ADEA-Roche Registration Assistance Grants were offered, and there are still 12 grants available to assist ADEA members to attend the online ADC2020 from 11 to 13 November 2020. We have re-opened applications for a further two weeks – apply now so you don’t miss out!

ADC2020 will be live-streamed and interactive so that attendees can ask questions and network online. Sessions will also be recorded, allowing members who are registered to access these sessions for up to 12 months afterward.

Credentialled Diabetes Educators or those who are working towards becoming a CDE can claim CPD points for attending ADC2020.

Applications close Monday 28 September 2020.

For more information and to submit your application, please click here.

This ADC-registration Assistance Grant program is financially supported by Roche Diabetes Care.

Roche Abstract Awards

Roche Best Novice Oral Presentation Award

The Roche Best Novice Oral Presentation Award is to the value of $1,000. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA at the time the award is announced.

Eligibility: This category is granted to ADEA members who are presenting for the first time at the Australasian Diabetes Congress.

The Award Winner will be invited to share their presentation with ADEA members via the ADEA website.

Roche Best Oral Presentation Award

The Roche Best Oral Presentation Award is to the value of $1,000. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA at the time the award is announced.

The Award Winner will be invited to share their presentation with ADEA members via the ADEA website.

Roche Best Poster Award

The Roche Best Poster Award is to the value of $800. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA at the time the award is announced.

The Award Winner will be invited to share their poster with ADEA members via the ADEA website.

Roche Best Novice Poster Award

The Roche Best Novice Poster Award is to the value of $800. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA at the time the award is announced.

Eligibility: This category is granted to ADEA members who are presenting for the first time at the Australasian Diabetes Congress.

The Award Winner will be invited to share their poster with ADEA members via the ADEA website.