ASM Teachers' Travel Award

The aim of this award is to encourage ASM members involved in teaching microbiology at the tertiary level to attend the annual scientific meeting of the Australian Society for Microbiology.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • be a member of the ASM of twelve (12) months standing at the time of application
  • be employed fulltime, part time or sessionally

Application Requirements

Applications must include:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a letter of recommendation from the applicants Head of the Department confirming involvement in and commitment to a teaching program
  • the names and addresses (including email addresses) of two (2) referees
  • a brief synopsis of the applicants area of interest in education

Conditions of the Award

The synopsis would provide the basis for a poster presentation or participation in a session organised by the Education Special Interest Group at the ASM Annual Scientific Meeting.

Award

The award consists of up to $1,000 in travel expenses for the recipient to attend the ASM Annual Scientific Meeting.

Assessment

The award will be made on merit and will be determined by the Executive Committee and a nominee of the Education Special Interest Group.

Application Process

Download an application form here

Applications should be sent to the National Office Manager (admin@theasm.com.au)

Closing date for applications: March 31st of any year

Acknowledgement: An acknowledgement will be emailed within 5 business days of receiving your application - if this has not been received, please contact the ASM National Office - Tel: 1300 656 423

Previous Award Winners

2017
Andrew Greenhill

2015
Megan Lloyd

2013
Helen Cain

2011
Priscilla Johanesen

2010
Karena Waller

2007
Kirsten Schliephake