Student Grants & Awards
We had a record 120 applications from students to join the ASSBI student representative team for 2018.
Conference Travel Grants
At each conference we invite students who submit an abstract for the conference to apply for a student travel grant to attend the conference.
To be eligible, students must be current individual members of ASSBI and be enrolled in an allied health or medical degree.
There are four grants available, each to the value of $800 plus registration to the conference. This grant should be used to assist with travel and accommodation expenses.
Applications are open until close of abstract submissions prior to each conference which is 19 October this year - APPLY HERE
There are 6 (six) Student Prizes available at the 2019 conference so make sure you tick the appropriate box when you submit your abstract. You must attend and present to be eligible.
Student Prizes - ASSBI
These prizes are awarded to 3 ASSBI student members who attend the conference and present their work in any of the formats (Platform, Datablitz, Poster and How to Session). Students who are awarded a Travel Grant are ineligible for these prizes.
The ASSBI Awards are:
Student Prizes - NZRA
These prizes are awarded to 3 students who attend the conference and present their work in any of the formats (Platform, Datablitz, Poster and How to Session).
The NZRA awards are:
Best student presentation - to be eligible you must be enrolled as a student in an associated/relevant undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the time of the conference OR have graduated within the previous 6 months.
Best poster presentation
Best early career researcher presentation - to be eligible you must be within 5 years of graduation from PhD
Winner of the Kevin Walsh Award was Kelly Stagg with the presentation entitled A scoping review of the working alliance in acquired brain injury rehabilitation
Winner of the Luria Award was Lee Cubis with the presentation entitled The
importance of staying connected: Mediating and moderating effects of
social groups on psychological wellbeing after brain tumour