Each year ASMIRT offers a range of scholarships to members as support while they undertake personal and professional development activities. The scholarships available include the International Travel Scholarships, Research Scholarships and the Rural Clinical Placement Grants. Interested ASMIRT members are encouraged to read the information available and consult the application guidelines for each individual scholarship.
2019 International Travel Scholarship Winners – Read more
Nicholas Gatehouse – Jacqueline Spurway – Katelyn Cahill
2019 Research Scholarship Winners – Read more
Professor Rob Davidson – Scott Jones
2017 International Travel Scholarship Winners – Read more
Jodi Mitchell – Lloyd Smyth – Rebekah Onsley – Nancy Grull
2016 Research Scholarship Winners – Read more
Laura Di Michele – Dr Caroline Wright
The Crestani Foundation Grant
ASMIRT are pleased to announce a new grant being offered by the Crestani Foundation (managed by ASMIRT). The Crestani Foundation Grant is awarded annually to a Radiation Therapy graduate for assistance with the costs of research projects, CPD activities or further education which enables contributions to better patient outcomes. This Grant is worth up to $2000. Early career graduates in radiation therapy are encouraged to apply.
Applications now open
Apply by Friday 17 December 2021
Congratulations to the 2021 recipient of the Crestani Foundation grant – Amelia Brink. Amelia will be utilising the grant to undertake the QUT MRI for Radiation Therapist course.
International Travel Scholarships
Each year ASMIRT is pleased to offer four International Travel Scholarships to current members of ASMIRT. Two Early Career scholarships are offered for $3500 to Early Career ASMIRT members, one in diagnostic imaging/nuclear medicine and one in radiation therapy. Two $5000 scholarships are offered to Voting Members, one in diagnostic imaging/nuclear medicine and one in radiation therapy.
The aim of the scholarship is to assist ASMIRT members to experience medical radiation science on an international stage such as attendance at an international conference, participation in an international training program or the undertaking of small study tours. Practitioners are encouraged to share their experiences with their colleagues on their return to Australia. Members who are interested in applying should keep an eye out for details in the July, August and September editions of Spectrum and on the website. Guidelines and application information will be posted on the website from July each year.
Applications for 2021 are now closed
Download the 2021 ASMIRT International Travel Scholarship poster
Due to COVID-19 and the inability to travel in 2020 and 2021, there will now be two sets of International Travel Scholarships offered for 2022.
ASMIRT Rural Clinical Placement Scheme
The Rural Clinical Placement Scheme is available one grant per calendar year for each university that offers Approved Undergraduate Medical Radiations Science programs in medical imaging and radiation therapy. Additional grants may be awarded to those States where additional applications have been received. Each grant is to the value of $500.00 and can be used by the recipient for the necessary travel and accommodation. The aim of the grant is to support and promote rural health initiatives.
The successful applicant is required to write a reflective report on the experience for publication by ASMIRT and be willing to participate in evaluation studies or surveys regarding allied health in the rural setting.
Applications should be made as soon as possible in each academic year.
Congratulations to the 2021 Rural Clinical Placement Scheme recipients:
Semester 1 and 2 applications for 2021 are now closed.
ASMIRT Research Scholarships
New Scholarship announced!
For the first time, ASMIRT is offering a Novice Researcher scholarship up to a maximum of $5000 (including GST), specifically for medical radiation science professionals new to research. Apply below.
The Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT), through the Research Lead Committee, offers research scholarships to enhance the research base within Medical Radiation Science.
ASMIRT will award up to two research scholarships per year in the fields of medical imaging and radiation therapy. Applications from nuclear medicine technologists will be assessed under the medical imaging category. Each of the reimbursement scholarships will be for up to a maximum of $10,000 (including GST). The scholarships are designed to encourage researchers to develop projects which will add to the body of knowledge of the Medical Radiation Science profession. The successful candidate will be required to publish the outcome of their work in the Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences or other peer reviewed journal and to present at the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy’s National Conference (ASMIRT).
Congratulations to the 2020 Research Scholarship recipients:
Research – Medical Imaging
Chelsea Castillo for her project titled “Assessing the effectiveness of an education program aimed at improving the quality of clinical information in acute CT requests.” This project aims to provide education to several cohorts of CT referrers on the clinical details considered essential by radiologists for three common CT scans performed in the Emergency Department and investigate the impact of the education program on the quality of clinical information in requests for CT.
Research – Radiation Therapy
Rachael Beldham-Collins for her project titled “Research in the Australian radiation therapy landscape: evaluating research capacity and culture.” Rachael’s project aims to evaluate research capacity and culture among radiation therapists using research capacity measures and explore the driving factors for transition to clinician researchers.
Applications for 2021 are now closed
For all enquires regarding Scholarships, please contact the ASMIRT Professional Standards Manager, Min Ku, at firstname.lastname@example.org