This award is for a researcher early in their career (no more than 2 years’ post PhD award) to facilitate attendance at the 2023 SMHR conference to present their work.

Criteria for the Award: The nominee must be a financial member of SMHR. The award is evaluated using NHMRC category descriptors for track record and is based on publications, grants, and impact. Nominees must be within 2 years (as of 31st March 2023) from the date of the letter advising that their doctoral thesis was passed, unless career disruptions exist. Contribution to SMHR will also be considered. Persons on the SMHR Executive are not eligible for this award.

Details of the Award: The award includes a certificate and payment of conference registration fees at the 2023 annual SMHR conference. The awardee and their work will be featured on the SMHR website.

Obligations: The successful applicant is required to attend the 2023 SMHR Conference. They will also be given the option of presenting at the 2023 Conference in Perth.

Award Sponsor: The Society for Mental Health Research

Nominations should be sent with subject heading “Early Career Scholar Award 2023” to:
The SMHR Association Office via – smhr@wsm.com.au 

Due date: 15 September 2023 by 5pm AEST

Application form: Early Career Scholar Award 2023