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TSANZ NZ Branch ASM 2023 Travel Grant

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TSANZ NZ Branch ASM 2023 Travel Grant

These travel awards are made available to encourage TSANZ New Zealand (NZ) Branch members to enrich the NZ Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) through attendance at the meeting.

There will be five awards of NZD750 to support the career development of TSANZ NZ Branch members who have not already received financial support for the NZ ASM 2023.

Download Award information and Award application form.


 To be eligible for the award the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a current member of the TSANZ1,
  2. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand, or have a travel/study/work visa in Australia or New Zealand
  3. Committed to respiratory medicine and active in the following areas:
    a. demonstrates involvement in improving respiratory health outcomes, and
    b. demonstrate leadership in the field of respiratory medicine, and
  4. Have a demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with other health and science professionals.

[1] A Financial member of the TSANZ who has obtained the support of a proposer and seconder and has been endorsed by the TSANZ Board. Please contact the TSANZ Office to facilitate this process.


The following conditions apply to this award:

  • The award must be used for the 2023 NZ Branch ASM.
  • Eligible individuals may receive the TSANZ NZ ASM Travel Grant once every second year.


Applicants must email their application, including the completed application cover form, to before midnight 1st August 2023..

Your application should include:

  1. A letter addressing the eligibility criteria for this award (maximum one A4 page).
  2. A track record (maximum two A4 pages). Include any significant career disruptions supporting eligibility outside the listed criteria.

    Note: All text must be submitted on A4 pages with a 2cm margin to the top, bottom, left and right. Text must be single line spaced, with size 12 Times New Roman font. No columns are permitted.

Selection Criteria

Applications will be assessed by members of the NZ Branch Executive.  Applications will be evaluated based on the benefit and career integration of attendance at the NZ Branch ASM and the applicant’s track record relative to opportunity.


If you would like to more information on Award Submissions please email Or,

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