This award is for early career investigators who are ANZAED members, who have an Abstract accepted at the annual International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), hosted by the international Academy of Eating Disorders (AED), to be held virtually from June 9-11, 2022.

Two scholarships are available. Each includes registration for the ICED 2022 hybrid conference. For those electing to attend in person, the first prize will be up to AUD$2,000 for travel expenses, and the second prize, up to AUD$1,000 for travel expenses. Winners electing to attend in person will also be given free registration to attend the research training day, and an invitation to attend the AED Mentor/Mentee event, if one is to be held. For those electing not or unable to travel, the first and second prizes will be a monetary amount to the same values as those above for each of the 1st and 2nd prizes, presented in the form of a research stipend in lieu of a travel allowance. This will be administered by the winners’ academic institution or place of work and continue to support the research careers of those unable to travel.

To apply, applicants will need to provide:

  1. Confirmation that their abstract submission for a Poster or Oral presentation at ICED 2022 was accepted;
  2. A personal statement addressing the selection criteria. These are specified on the ANZAED scholarships page (no more than 500 words);
  3. A current curriculum vitae;
  4. Confirmation of their status as a student/early career investigator.

These materials are to be submitted to [email protected] by 5.00 pm AEDT Monday 10 January 2022.

For further information regarding eligibility, selection criteria and application requirements for these scholarships, please click below.

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