Sleep DownUnder 2024

ANZSSA Early Career Scientist Award

The Sleep DownUnder Travel Awards aim to support conference attendance and enhance the professional growth of:

  • Early career professionals
  • Presenters without alternate funding
  • Students actively pursuing an academic degree in the field of sleep

This form is for Early Career applicants. Please see ASA Student Travel Award for presenter / student grants.

To be eligible, all applicants must:

  • Hold ANZSSA associate, ordinary, or honorary membership
  • Disclose all other sources of travel and associated funding
  • Complete a conference program evaluation. Award disbursement will occur by reimbursement upon submission of program evaluation after conference conclusion.
  • Complete and submit this application form on or before the application closing date.
  • Have less than five years’ experience and not exceed the salary limit, verified by supervisor / Dept. head

To apply for the ANZSSA Early Career Scientist Travel Award, please follow these steps:

  • Provide ANZSSA membership ID number
  • Ensure applicant's salary does not exceed Scientist Grade 1 Year 5 (Vic public sector EBA, currently AUD 85,243.60)
  • Complete the application form. Click here to download.
  • Provide a signed copy of the Certification by Supervisor/Head of Department form, including verification of early career status.

Applications will be evaluated by the ANZSSA ASM Committee and applicants will be advised of the outcome prior to the earlybird registration deadline.