History or background of award
The Genesis Oncology Trust is delighted to announce that from 2008 the amount available for distribution annually will be increased to $1 million. We are able to do this as a direct result of the ongoing generosity of the tens of thousands of Genesis Energy Customers that donate to the Trust through their monthly energy bill. A new educational grant has been added to the award portfolio.
Purpose of award
Awarded to a medical graduate committed to a clinical career with a major involvement in cancer medicine. Research conducted by the Fellow may be used to meet the requirements of a higher degree (e.g. MD, PhD).
Applicants should be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who have recently completed, or are in the final stages of, a relevant specialist College training programme. The Fellowship is available in (but not limited to) the fields of surgical disciplines relevant to oncology, haematology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, palliative care, cancer genetics, radiology, anatomical pathology, psychiatry or public health. The fellowship will be tenable at an approved Sponsoring Institution in New Zealand or overseas.
*There must be a formal agreement by the Sponsoring Institution itself to support the Fellows, and to provide clinical access and facilities for the research.
Number of awards offered
Salary and up to $3000 of return travel costs. 'see additional info'
Tenure of award
Up to 3 years.
Closing dates for applications
Friday 04 October 2013
How do students apply?
Intending applicants should make themselves known to the Trust well before the closing date, so that details of the application can be discussed. The signed original plus 12 copies of the application are required. In addition, please submit an electronic copy of the form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic applications forms (in MS Word) can be obtained from the Trust website. Completed and signed forms should be sent to:
Ms Karen King, Administrator, Genesis Oncology Trust, PO Box 17188, Greenlane, Auckland 1546.
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Outcome will be announced in early December.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
A final report is required within six months of completion of the Fellowship, or annually if the Fellowship is held for more than one year. The reports should be endorsed by the supervisor at the host institution.
Salary: The salary will be based on that which would have been applicable had the Fellow continued in a clinical post in New Zealand. With the permission of the Trust, the Sponsoring Institution may provide additional salary for clinical duties.
Who else has information about this award?
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:
Genesis Oncology Trust
PO Box 17188 Greenlane
Phone: (09) 580 4784
Fax: (09) 580 4898
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.
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