2019 EMCRA Travel Award

We are delighted to announce that EMCRA are inviting applications for five travel awards, valued at $1500 each. The purpose of these awards is to support early-mid career researchers who have been unsuccessful in acquiring travel support in the last 12 months.


  1. Applicants must be Level A/B research fellows employed in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Melbourne at the time of application.
  2. Applications must be for travel to be completed by the end of October 2020.
  3. Applicants who have received a travel award from any organisation in the past 12 months are ineligible.
  4. Awardees must submit a short report (<400 words) to the SBS EMCRA Steering Committee within 30 days of the conclusion of their proposed travel.

Assessment criteria:

  1. Scientific excellence and clarity of abstract.
  2. Likely professional benefits of the applicants' proposed travel.

Application instructions: Applicants are to complete all fields of the application form.

Value: Five awards of $1500 each are available.

You can apply using this online application form.

Applications are due by 5 pm on Friday October  25th 2019.

Please direct any queries, including those about eligibility, to sbs-emcra@unimelb.edu.au ahead of the due date. Best of luck with your applications.


Jeff, Jess and Claire

2019 EMCRA co-chairs, on behalf of the EMCRA Steering Committee