Travel Scholarships

The MJD Foundation Australia (MJDF) intends to offer a limited number of travel scholarships and waived registration fees for successful abstract submissions. The number of scholarships offered will be dependent upon the MJDF's success with attracting sponsors/funding. Early career researchers, researchers living with a disability, researchers specialising in MJD and researchers experiencing financial hardship will be prioritised. To be considered for a travel scholarship and to submit an abstract by July 15th, please visit our abstract submission page here.

Eligibility criteria

  • Persons living with a disability
  • Persons with financial hardship or from a resource - limited setting
  • Early career researchers (up to 5 years of post-PhD, MD or other terminal degree)
  • Researchers specialising in MJD

assessment criteria

  • Relevance and benefit of attendance for the MJD research community
  • Benefit to the applicant in terms of career development (early career researchers/students)
  • Benefit to the applicant personally and in terms of contribution to their community and/or organisation (in particular for persons living with a disability or from a resource-limited setting)
  • Track record in publication around MJD
  • Plans to publish around MJD
  • Funding support from other sources
  • Acceptance of abstract for this conference