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This award has beEn created to enable emerging or current leaders to achieve their leadership vision.

Female scientists from each of the five institutes forming WiSPP are at the cutting edge of breakthroughs and discoveries that make a difference to the health and well-being of individuals and communities locally, nationally and globally. WiSPP aims to recognise these achievements and help raise the profile of female scientists and those that support their work.

The award provides for two $5,000 Future Leaders Award for Mid-Career scientists in biomedical research who are emerging or current leaders.  To be competitive you must have demonstrated strong leadership potential and significantly contributed to your chosen field.

One additional $5,000 Future Leaders Award will be awarded for a mid-career professional and support service staff member who has demonstrated leadership potential through their work.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • WiSPP Institute Employee
  • Female Academic Postdoctoral Level B & C only, Medical Laboratory Scientist Grade 3 or 4 only or professional/support service provider in a senior position but not yet leading a large team

Applications Open: Wednesday 25th of October, 2017

Applications Close: Monday November 20th, 2017

Awards Announced: Monday December 11th, 2017

To apply and for more information:

WISPP FUTURE LEADERS award Selection Criteria