Awards and Fellowships

The Society provides a number of benefits for members, which include support to attend national and international transplantation meetings and reduced fees at meetings sponsored by the Society.
Click HERE to view the Membership Benefits.

TSANZ Aviva Rosenfeld Award for Excellence in Patient Care in Transplantation

This award has been established in honour of Aviva Rosenfeld, the TSANZ Executive Officer from 1996 to 2015.
The Aviva award will recognise an outstanding clinician (including physicians, surgeons, nurses, psychologists, social workers, other allied health professionals) who has demonstrated excellence in patient care in transplantation – by putting patients/families first, involving patients in care, communicating effectively and providing compassionate and empathetic care.

MARK COCKS Transplant Research Scholarship

IAN McKENZIE Prize for Outstanding Contribution in Transplantation

Travel Awards to attend International Transplantation Meetings

  • be a financial member of the Society of 12 months standing from the date of approval of membership to the Society to the date of the meeting
  • be under 35 years of age, a full time or part time student enrolled for a higher degree (young investigator) or
  • be over 35 years of age (senior investigator) in a non-clinical position
  • have an abstract accepted for oral or poster presentation at a transplantation orientated meeting
  • not be in receipt of a bursary from the meeting organisers and must have applied (if eligible) for such a bursary
  • attend and present their abstract
  • no discrimination between oral and poster presentations
  • council will not score abstracts
  • preference given to first authors
  • Young Investigators, full time or part time students are eligible to apply twice in a five year period
  • Senior Investigators are eligible to apply once every three years
  • when there are too many eligible applicants, preference will be given to those not previously supported

A minimum of 6 awards will be offered each year

Successful applicants must supply brief summary of meeting highlights to TSANZ Office


- Assistance with travel/registration for the meeting
- $2,500 to attend meetings in USA/Europe/Japan
- $1,500 elsewhere

Closing Dates 

There will be three (3) closing dates per year:

1st March for meetings held 1st April - 30th June

1st June for meetings held 1st July - 30th October

1st October for meetings held 1st November - 31st March

Click here to download an Application Form