Awards & Fellowships

ANZUP supports and develops below the belt cancer research by increasing involvement of various professional disciplines. Where possible we secure funding to support clinical research training positions and provide opportunities for the next generation of clinical researches through access to research and trials. As well as securing funding for trials we support members and trainees to attend our Annual Scientific Meeting to encourage each other and share ideas and share in opportunities.

Current Opportunities 

ANZUP Tolmar Fellowship 

TOLMAR Australia and ANZUP Cancer Trials Group to again partner to support the Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship (CRF) valued at $60,000. The Tolmar ANZUP CRF supports an early/mid-career clinician or researcher of any health care discipline. This year's Tolmar Fellow will be announced the 2017 ANZUP ASM. Click here for more information on how to apply: ANZUP Tolmar CRF 2017

2016's Tolmar Fellowship was awarded to Dr Arun Azad. Dr Azad is a medical oncologist at Monash Health and senior research fellow at Monash University. The Fellowship will support his research into the delivery of personalised medicine for patients with advanced prostate cancer, using circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA).

Applications close on Friday 2 June, 2017. 
 Astellas Young Investigator of the Year Award

The Astellas Young Investigator of the Year Award recognises an outstanding early career researcher in prostate cancer clinical trials research with up to $10,000 will to support his/her attendance to an international GU meeting and ANZUP ASM.

The recipient of the award is announced at our ANZUP ASM. Click here for more information and to apply: ANZUP Astellas Young Investigator of the Year Award - Information and Application Form.

Applications close on Friday 2 June, 2017.

2017 ANZUP/Bayer Travel Fellowships

ANZUP is pleased to announce the 2017 ANZUP/Bayer Travel Fellowships. These fellowships are aimed at supporting the attendance of ANZUP’s multidisciplinary members who have had an abstract or concept accepted for either oral or poster presentation at this year’s ANZUP ASM.

To be considered for an ANZUP/Bayer Travel Fellowship you must:
  • Be an ANZUP member;
  • Have an abstract or concept accepted for presentation at the ANZUP ASM (either oral or poster);
  • Have not received any other travel grants for this meeting.
Please complete the Bayer ANZUP Travel Fellowship Application Form and submit to by Friday 21 April, 2017.
We are grateful to Bayer for this untied educational support.

2017 ANZUP/Astellas Best of the Best Awards

The awards are open to ANZUP members who have successfully submitted an abstract and have been selected to present an oral or poster presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting. Awards will be given based on the content, degree of innovation, significance, and quality of the presentation, and will be judged by an independent panel. These awards include:
  • Best of the Best Oral
  • Best of the Best Poster
  • Best of the Best Trainee / Fellow
  • Best of the Best Nursing / Allied Health
ANZUP would like to thank Astellas for sponsoring the Best of the Best Awards.

ANZUP Trial Coordinator Scholarships 

ANZUP is keen to encourage and support our Study Coordinators working on ANZUP trials to attend the ASM. ANZUP is offering successful applicants a full registration to attend the conference. To be considered eligible for a scholarship you must be an ANZUP member. You can join online (Join ANZUP) and it's free to join! 

Please complete the following questions and send your response via email to the ANZUP Chief Executive Officer, Margaret McJannett at by Friday 21 April, 2017.

1. Name:

2. Position:

3. Hospital:

4. Experience as a Study Coordinator (months/years):

5. Which ANZUP trials are you working on?:

6. What do you hope to learn from attending the ASM?:

Submissions will be assessed by an independent panel and chosen based on greatest need.

Note: the scholarship entitles Study Coordinators to full conference registration.  The scholarship excludes cost of travel and incidentals.  The Study Coordinators chosen for the Scholarship will need to gain permission to attend from their appropriate management. 

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