GSK Travel Scholarship for ERS

July 27, 2018

GSK Travel Scholarship for ERS

GSK Travel Scholarship for ERS-Paris 2018 – Health practitioner with specialist respiratory interest/ respiratory and or community nurses specialists.

Deadline for application: 31 August 2018.

Aim: This award will support two people to attend the European Respiratory Society International Congress, ERS 2018 to be held in Paris, France between 15 - 19 September 2018.

This award may be awarded to any health practitioner who is working int the area of Respiratory Medicine in the capacity of vocational general practitioner with respiratory interest/ or registered nurse specialist.

The recipient will be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident who currently resides in New Zealand. This is a travel award is to cover economy return flights, accommodation for ERS and registration.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Be vocationally trained General Practitioner (FRNZCGP) or respiratory nurse specialist.
  2. Be a citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand.
  3. Be a health practitioner:
  • Have demonstrated research interest or respiratory health with a track history of published work and/or research experience,
  • Have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with other health and science professionals,
  • Have an ongoing commitment to further education and professional development, and the opportunity to promote education in the area of asthma and respiratory disease to vocational peers.

Conditions:

The following conditions must be meet by members receiving this award:

  • The award must be used for the ERS International Congress which will be held in Paris, France between 15 - 19 September 2018.
  • A report summarising the outcomes of the travel must be provided to Asthma New Zealand two months after completing the travel.

Preference will be given to a candidate who has submitted an abstract for the ERS International Congress 2018.

Note: These conditions must be met to remain eligible for future award arounds.  Applicants must submit only an electronic application as a single PDF file submitted via email to ce@asthma.org.nz Dr Zahra Champion Acting CE.

  • A statement of your involvement in respiratory medicine and the benefit of this award to your career development (one A4 page maximum)
  • Any submitted abstract for the meeting
  • A track record (maximum two A4 pages).




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