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Scholarships

ANZMOSS is very excited to announce that applications now CLOSED for the 2018 ANZMOSS / Medtronic Travelling Scholarships.

Total value of scholarships is $16,500 (including GST).  Final number of scholarships available will be determined upon receiving all applications.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must be a member of ANZMOSS at the time of submitting their application.

All applicants are required to provide specific details of their planned visit to the International Conference in question (1 page), including proposed itinerary, explicit details of work and/or study to be undertaken and envisaged benefits of this activity. Details of any financial support or funding already secured (eg research grants, sponsorship and / or other grants) and the proposed use of the funds should also be included. Please note that additional funding from external bodies may affect selection.

Guidelines for Selection

The aim of the Scholarship is to financially assist ANZMOSS members to attend Conferences (relating to Upper GI Surgery/ bariatric surgery) held overseas.

Selection Criteria:

  1. The applicant demonstrating the benefits of his/her attendance at the Conference and ability to share this with the Bariatric surgical community in Australia & New Zealand.
  2. Provision of a clear plan of proposed trip.
  3. Inclusion of conformation letter from the Society holding the conference with regards to any other funding provided. (if applicable)
  4. Consideration will be given to those in their earlier post Fellowship years / career (ten years), and to those who have not secured alternative financial support.

Financial Arrangements

  1. The recipient must refer his/her financial or taxation advisor to ascertain the taxability of the stipend.
  2. Payment of the award will be made in one instalment after attendance.
  3. The Scholarship will only be paid on receipt of a valid tax receipts and attendance certificate.

Reporting and Other Requirements

On completion of the Scholarship, the recipient is required to:

  • Provide a written report on their experience for the ANZMOSS Board and be prepared (if requested by ANZMOSS) to present a brief descriptive paper at the next ANZMOSS Annual Scientific Meeting / Conference following their return.
  • Prepare a paper suitable for production in any ANZMOSS publications and website.

Applicants should provide specific details of their planned visit to the International Conference in question (1 page), including proposed itinerary, explicit details of work and/or study to be undertaken and envisaged benefits of this activity. Details of any financial support or funding already secured (eg research grants, sponsorship and / or other grants) and the proposed use of the funds should also be included, to Leanne Rogers, Executive Officer ANZMOSS, P.O. Box 374, Belair S.A. 5052, or email info@anzmoss.com.au

For further information (and to obtain application form) please contact the Executive Officer at info@anzmoss.com.au

Applications will close on 30th June 2018. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events

2019 Annual Meeting
ANZMOSS/ANZGOSA conference
Brisbane Convention Centre
2 - 4 October 2019
Event Website
Event Contact

2018 World IFSO Congress
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
26-29 September 2018