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2013 GESA Postgraduate Clinical Research Scholarship, Australia

This scholarship is to support a medical or science graduate, wishing to gain full-time training in methodology pertinent to any aspect of clinical research related to gastroenterology or hepatology disorders, while enrolled for an MD or PhD.Clinical research is defined broadly as research predominantly involving human subjects. It may involve clinical or physiological studies of patients or volunteers, studies based on diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, clinical epidemiology, population studies, observational studies, clinical practice, treatment trials or evaluation of medical technology. There may be a component of laboratory studies, but applications for predominately laboratory-based work should be directed to the other awards offered by the Society.

-Be an Australian citizen or hold Permanent Australian Residency -Be a current financial member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia defined as ‘being a financial member of the society for at least one year prior to application for this fellowship’ -Attend the next Australian Gastroenterology Week (AGW) following notification of the award and in each year of tenure -Correctly complete the application form and lodge it with attachments prior to the closing date -The proposed supervisor is required to be a current financial member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia at the time of submission of the application -It is preferred that applicants intend pursing a career in gastroenterology or hepatology. However, the research committee reserves the right to evaluate each application on a case-by-case basis.