2019 HDA Travel Grants Round 2 - NOW OPEN

HDA Travel Grants 2019 Round 2: July – December Conference Travel


To enable final year PhD students and Early Career Researchers (up to 5 years post PhD):

(i)  to present their research  at an international conference

(ii) to seek advice about their research from other senior international researchers

(iii) to seek international career opportunities


  • PhD students must be currently enrolled in a South Australian university and to have been a member of HDA for at least 6 months at the time of their application
  • Early Career Researchers must be current HDA research members: applicants must be members of HDA for at least 1 year at the time of application
  • Applicants must be presenting either a research poster or an oral research presentation at the conference
  • Previous recipients of travel grants will not be excluded from consideration, but preference may be given to first-time applicants
    As a general rule, support to attend overseas conferences is the aim of this particular scheme. Applicants must demonstrate the international status of the proposed conference, if they are seeking support to attend a conference being held in Australia.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be judged on the basis of:
(i) The quality of their application (see attached application form)
(ii) The extent of their contributions to HDA (e.g. participation in HDA events).

Funding Conditions

Travel Grants of $750 for international travel or $400 for domestic travel will be awarded to up to five successful applicants.
The HDA logo must be displayed on posters or slides presented by the applicant at the conference.

500 word report to be submitted to HDA within four weeks of return from the conference outlining the benefits of the conference and how it related to healthy development.

Payments will be made to the successful applicants on receipt of the travel expenses, conference abstract acceptance and conference report.

Application Process

Applications will close at 5.00pm Thursday 16 May 2019. Late applications will not be considered.

Applicants will be notified of the results after the selection meeting.

Email the following documents: application form (in both doc with font in Arial 12, and pdf format must be signed), abstract or summary of intended presentation/poster, and a short CV (1-3 pages) to: Anne Jurisevic, HDA Executive Officer: anne.jurisevic@adelaide.edu.au

Application form

HDA Travel Grants 2019 Round 2: July – December Conference Travel.

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