ADEA will provide the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC) registration Assistance Grants that contribute to 50% of full registration for ADEA members to attend the Australasian Diabetes Congress (formerly ADS-ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting) 2020.
The grant represents a career development opportunity. Credentialled Diabetes Educators or those who are working towards becoming a CDE will be able to claim CPD points for attending the ADC.
This travel grant program is financially supported by Roche Diabetes Care.
Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA for at least twelve months at the time of application.
Applicants must not have received a Travel Grant or Registration Assistance Grant from the ADEA to attend ADEA conferences, i.e. ADC or branch conferences, in the previous two years.
Applicants muct not have received a grant from any other body as assistance to attend the 2020 ADC or a meeting in association with the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC) online event.
Applicants must not have received financial support from the ADEA through various activities, i.e. Case Study Competition, CDE of the Year, in the previous two years.
Evidence of active participation in the ADC, if any, i.e. submitted abstracts to the ADC or participation in ADEA committees or special interest groups, will support your application (Optional)
This prize is non-transferrable or redeemable for cash.
Application form is now available and will close on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 midnight.
The applicant must demonstrate the following:
Difficulty attending the ADC without receiving the registration assistance grant
Benefits of attending the ADC for their current practice in diabetes education and genuine interest in learning and development
Active participation in the ADC by presenting a paper or poster; chairing a session etc. (Optional)
A review committee comprised of three ADEA members will review all applications against the eligibility and selection criteria. The committee will forward their recommendations to the CEO who will endorse the successful applicants.
2 March: Applications open
16 August: Applications close
24 August: Results released, all applicants will be notified
1 September: Early bird registration for ADC 2020 closes