Travel Grant Criteria

Please read prior to completing the application form:

Travel Grants are designed to provide the opportunity for clinicians, researchers and nurses in the early stages of their career to broaden their education and experience in gastroenterology & hepatology, especially in areas of research relevant to these fields, by attendance at GESA AGW 2019

  • Grant are AUD$1,500 including GST each.  The total amount cannot be increased under any circumstances.


  • Grants are fully sponsored and administered by the GESA AGW 2019 Scientific Program Committee.
  • The Grant can only be used to fund attendance at GESA AGW 2019 and is not transferable.
  • The Grant funds do not replace any existing funds, which have been allocated from another source.
  • Travel is to be booked thru the GESA approved travel agent.
  • All applications must be on the official application form.
  • The closing date for applications is COB Wednesday, 31 July 2019.
  • All applicants will be notified by email of the result of their application in August 2019.


  • Applicants must be clinicians, researchers or nurses within seven (7) years of graduation from their highest degree, working in the broad field of gastroenterology/hepatology and a current financial member of their Society.
  • Applicants must have submitted and had accepted an Abstract for GESA AGW 2019 and plan to attend the full core program.
  • Grants will be allocated in two ways:
    • (a) Young Researchers;  and
    • (b) Those from remote locations.
  • In both cases assessment will be based on financial need, as well as the other criteria.
  • The applicant’s supervisor must endorse the application.