Student and postdoctoral funding opportunities

Travel Grants for Postgraduate Students

The Cancer Research Network is pleased to invite applications for funding that will support postgraduate cancer researchers to attend a national or international conference in their field of research.

Applicants can apply for an award of up to $2000. A total of $20,000 funding is available. This reflects the Cancer Research Network’s ongoing commitment to support postgraduate research.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be currently enrolled in a cancer-related PhD/Research Masters at the University of Sydney in a part or full-time capacity
  • be a member of the University of Sydney Cancer Research Network. You can join online.
  • have limited or no financial support allocated to attend the conference
  • not have been awarded a CRN Conference Travel Grant more than twice previously

The grant guidelines are available online.

Please note, funding will be prioritised for applicants attending international conferences, oral or invited presentations, multiple presentations in one trip, demonstrated contribution to cancer research at the University of Sydney or an affiliated medical research institute, and track record.

Online application and closing date

Applications must be submitted online by 5pm Monday, 19 June 2017.

Late applications will not be accepted. Applicants will be informed of the outcome in August 2017.


If you have any questions regarding the CRN Postgraduate Travel Grants, please contact .