NZ ASM Awards and Scholarships

This page contains information about Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) awards and scholarships.

CSANZ New Zealand ASM Awards and Scholarships

The New Zealand Committee offers a range of scholarships and awards to members attending the NZ ASM. Please note that the 2020 ASM has been cancelled. Arrangements for abstracts that were submitted are being made. Submitters will be contacted by the ASM organisers.

Travelling Scholarships

$1000 each, up to 10 awarded.

The New Zealand Regional Committee may provide up to 10 scholarships to attend the New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting. Preference is given to applicants from smaller centres who have not previously received support from the Society.

Applicants are encouraged to consider joining the Society as members receive a discounted registration rate to attend the Society’s ASMs.

Amjad Hamid Rural Travelling Scholarship

Up to $1,500 (one per year for attendance to a NZ ASM).

The Amjad Hamid Rural Travelling Scholarship is to enable one rural health professional or trainee to attend the New Zealand CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting.

Young Investigator’s Award (YIA)

up to $7500, one award.

The New Zealand Regional Committee may provide one award valued up to $7500 for the recipient to attend an international ASM. This will be awarded to the best individual presentation at the NZ ASM. Applicants must be currently in training and be based in New Zealand. The research must have been carried out in Australia or New Zealand and the applicant must have made a significant contribution to the concept and execution of the work. One submission per person per year.

Nurse Member Investigator’s Award

up to $3000, one award.

The New Zealand Regional Committee may provide one award valued up to $3000 for a member to attend the CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting in New Zealand or Australia. This will be awarded to a nursing affiliate member for the best individual presentation in the Prize sessions. Applicants must be based in Australia or New Zealand. The research must have been carried out in Australia or New Zealand and the applicant must have made a significant contribution to the concept and execution of the work. Scientific excellence will be the primary criterion used by the judging panel, but aspects of presentation are also regarded as important. One submission per person per year.

Allied Health Member Investigator’s Award

up to $3000, one award.

The New Zealand Regional Committee may provide one award valued up to $3000 for a member to attend the CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting in New Zealand or Australia. This will be awarded to a technician affiliate for the best individual presentation in the Prize sessions. Applicants must be based in Australia or New Zealand. The research must have been carried out in Australia or New Zealand and the applicant must have made a significant contribution to the concept and execution of the work. Scientific excellence will be the primary criterion used by the judging panel, but aspects of presentation are also regarded as important.  One submission per person per year.

Poster Prizes 

Three prizes will be awarded at the ASM in the following categories: best poster, best nurse post, best allied health poster. Applicants will be automatically entered upon submitting their poster.

CSANZ (Parent Body)

Note that the scholarships listed on csanz.edu.au are available to all CSANZ members.