Research Funding

There are no Neurosurgical Society of Australasia Research Scholarships currently available.

External Funding

From time to time external funding available through similar organisations may be advertised here.

MSD Hubert Stuerzl Memorial Educational Award 2018

COGNO is pleased to call for applications for the MSD Hubert Stuerzl Memorial Educational Award 2018.
The purpose of this award is to encourage education and training in the field of Neuro-Oncology and will provide up to $15,000 for the successful recipient to:
Attend an international Neuro-Oncology scientific meeting
Undertake a Neuro-Oncology Preceptorship during 2018-2019.

The Award is open to applications from individuals with a clear interest in the field of Neuro-Oncology and includes:
Advanced Trainees in Medical Oncology, Neurology, Radiation Oncology, Neurosurgery, Pathology or Radiology
Medical Oncologists, Neurologists, Radiation Oncologists, Neurosurgeons, Pathologists or Radiologists of no more than 5 years standing who are enrolled in full-time post-graduate research (PhD or MD)

Further details regarding the eligibility criteria, application requirements and selection criteria are available on the COGNO website (

Closing Date for Applications: Friday, 29 June 2018. Applications should be sent by email to


Funding Grants for Women's Leadership Development

Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s health care sector. 

The initiative is providing women working in the sector with grants to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs. 

The leadership development programs are part-time and delivered nationally via WLA’s blended learning model. Scholarship funding is strictly limited and will be awarded based on a set of selection criteria being met.

Find out more and register your interest by completing the Expression of Interest form here prior to September 7, 2018: