Awards and Fellowships

The Society provides a number of benefits for members, which include support to attend national and international transplantation meetings and reduced fees at meetings sponsored by the Society.

Click HERE  to view the AWARDS OF THE SOCIETY.

TSANZ Aviva Rosenfeld Award for Excellence in Patient Care in Transplantation
This award has been established in honour of Aviva Rosenfeld, the TSANZ Executive Officer from 1996 to 2015.

The Aviva award will recognise an outstanding clinician (including physicians, surgeons, nurses, psychologists, social workers, other allied health professionals) who has demonstrated excellence in patient care in transplantation – by putting patients/families first, involving patients in care, communicating effectively and providing compassionate and empathetic care.

Click here to view Eligibility and Application Process

Applications OPEN November 1, 2020 and CLOSE January 15, 2021

IAN McKENZIE Prize for Outstanding Contribution in Transplantation
This prestigious award recognises researchers who have demonstrated excellence and exceptional contribution in the field of transplantation.  Preference will be given to applicants who are within 10 years of embarking on their own research programme either in the field of basic science, clinical research or both.  The defining period for assessment will be the postdoctoral research years or a similar independent research period. Click here to view Eligibility and Application Process.

Applications OPEN November 1, 2020 and CLOSE January 15, 2021

The Josette Eris Memorial Award
This biennial award, kindly sponsored by Astellas, is to recognise the life of Josette Eris and her contribution to Transplantation.  The target candidate is a emerging female leader in the field of Transplantation.  

Applications OPEN November 1, 2020 and CLOSE January 15, 2021


MARK COCKS Transplant Research Scholarship
This prestigious award is to recognise the life of Mark Cocks and his contribution to Transplant Australia and the wider transplant community.  It has been offered by Transplant Australia through their Team Life programme. Click here to view Eligibility and Application Process.


Travel Awards to attend International Transplantation Meetings

AIM:  These travel awards are made available to facilitate eligible TSANZ Student and Early career Investigator members to attend international meetings relevant to transplantation. 

The award will support travel and registration for the meeting.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Be a financial member of the Society of 12 months standing from the date of approval of membership to the Society to the date of the meeting

  2. Be a full time or part time student enrolled for a higher degree (student) or Early Career Basic (within 5 years of their highest degree) or Clinical (within 3 years of completing their highest degree/specialist qualification) Researcher.

  3. Senior investigator in a non-clinical position may apply

  4. Be submitting an abstract as a presenting author at a transplantation-oriented meeting (must have abstract accepted to receive the travel grant funds)

  5. Not be in receipt of a bursary from the meeting organisers and must have applied (if eligible) for such a bursary

  6. Attend and present their abstract

  7. No discrimination between oral and poster presentations

  8. Applicants may apply twice in a five-year period

  9. When there are too many eligible applicants, preference will be given to those not previously supported

  10. Council will not score abstracts

Closing Dates   There will be two (2) closing dates per year:

1st December for meetings held 1 January - 30 June - NOT BEING AWARDED in 2021
1st June for meetings held 1 July – 31 December

Selection Process:

The TSANZ SPEC will review the applications and award travel grants to each eligible applicant up to the value of $2,500.

 A minimum of 4 grants per round will be awarded.

Click HERE to download an Application Form