The AEA offers Student Prizes, Conference Awards, and Professional Development Awards. All awards are merit-based.

The Professional Development Awards are assessed by an external panel and achievements are judged relative to opportunity. Voting members of the AEA Council are not eligible for these awards.

Student Prizes

Eligibility

Number Awarded Each Year

Prize

Closing Date/s

Prizes for Top Students in an Introductory Epidemiology or Biostatistics Course

Each year the AEA offers Top Student Prizes to students who achieve the highest mark in an Introductory Epidemiology or Biostatistics course. The prize is a one-year student membership to the AEA.

Students enrolled in either undergraduate or postgraduate degree programs within Schools of Public Health across Australia and New Zealand

Two students, per institution, per year 

1 year student membership of the AEA

Course coordinators will be contacted through CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia) and relevant New Zealand universities will be identified by NZ AEA branch representative at the end of Semester 2 each year to nominate the top two students.

 

Conference Awards

Eligibility

Number Awarded

Prize

Closing Date/s

The AEA Early Career Workshop Award

 The aim of this award is to provide up to three early career epidemiological researchers (masters or doctoral students, or those who have graduated with one of these degrees in the past 2 years) the opportunity to meet others at a similar stage in their training, and to discuss methodological, theoretical or other issues with experienced epidemiologists in a workshop style format. The conference workshop provides the awardees anopportunity to present a brief background outlining one or more methodological, theoretical or other problems they have encountered in their research. Each researcher will be matched with one or two epidemiologists with expertise in the area (the discussants) who will lead a discussion involving the presenting early career researcher and the audience.

All AEA student members.

All AEA members who completed a postgraduate research degree not more than 2 years before the closing date.

Up to 2

$500

At time of proposal submission.

AEA Bursary Awards for WCE 2021

The AEA will provide 40 bursaries for the Congress. We have committed four of these awards for the top scoring abstracts from AEA members; four to go to Indigenous members (Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Maori, Pasifika); four to government-based epidemiologists; four are reserved for New Zealand members; four are reserved for Pacific Islands and Territories; and the remainder are for early career members (defined as student or within two years of highest qualification).

AEA member.

40

$500

To cover WCE registration and registration for one pre-Congress workshop

Registration for bursary awards will be provided to all abstract submitters via the WCE website.

 


Professional Development Prizes

Eligibility

Number Awarded

Prize

Closing Date/s

The AEA Early Career Researcher Professional Development Award

This is a $2000 award to support a postgraduate student member of the Association who is nearing completion of study, or a member of AEA who has recently completed postgraduate studies, to to undertake professional development activities.

  document AEA ECR PD Award 2021 (20 KB)

All AEA student members

All AEA members who completed a postgraduate research degree not more than 2 years before the closing date.

3

$2000

18 June 2021

The AEA Mid-Career Researcher Professional Development Award

This is a $2000 award to support a mid-career member of the Association to undertake professional development activities.

  document AEA MCR PD Award 2021 (20 KB)

All AEA members who completed a PhD more than 2 but less than 12 years before the closing date. Justification for career interruptions required for those applying more than 12 years post-doc.

3

$2000

18 June 2021