Evelyn Lavu Travel Scholarship

Professor Evelyn Lavu during a visit to Burnet Institute in Melbourne

Are you a healthcare worker, researcher or scientist in Papua New Guinea?
Do you have an interest in tuberculosis?

The Evelyn Lavu Travel Scholarship is offering AUD $5,000 for travel to Australia to participate in research, training or mentoring in the field of tuberculosis.

This scholarship honours the legacy of Professor Lavu, who made a great contribution to tuberculosis research and to inspiring women in science in PNG.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have a demonstrated interest in tuberculosis, and be able to explain how travel to Australia will further your development or interest in tuberculosis research and/or elimination.

Your travel may take many forms. You could attend a conference, participate in training, visit laboratories, or receive mentoring from senior clinicians or researchers. This scholarship is intended to be flexible and tailored to your goals.

You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be eligible for this scholarship.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications are due by 30 April 2022. Download the application form.

Please contact [email protected] for enquiries.

In partnership with the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control (TB-CRE)

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NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control (TB-CRE)

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Contact Details

For any general enquiries relating to this project, please contact:

April Holmes

Project Manager