Awards & Fellowships

ANZUP supports and develops below the belt cancer research by increasing involvement of various professional disciplines. Where possible we secure funding to support clinical research training positions and provide opportunities for the next generation of clinical researches through access to research and trials. As well as securing funding for trials we support members and trainees to attend our Annual Scientific Meeting to encourage each other and share ideas and share in opportunities.

Current Opportunities 


Janssen ANZUP Nursing/Allied Health Scholarship Award

Janssen and ANZUP are delighted to partner to support the 2017 Janssen ANZUP Nursing/Allied Health Scholarship Award valued at up to $10,000. The scholarship will be awarded to a nurse or allied health practitioner ANZUP member with proven clinical expertise in the area of urogenital cancer, to support a project in their clinical research area of interest.

For further information on the types of study the scholarship would support and eligibility criteria, view the Janssen ANZUP Nursing/Allied Health Scholarship Award. Applications should be emailed to The scholarship recipient will be named at the ANZUP ASM (16-18 July 2017).

Applications close on Monday 26 June, 2017.

ANZUP Tolmar Fellowship 

TOLMAR Australia and ANZUP are again partnering to support the Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship (CRF) valued at $60,000. The Tolmar ANZUP CRF supports an early/mid-career clinician or researcher of any health care discipline. This year's Tolmar Fellow will be announced the 2017 ANZUP ASM. Click here for more information on how to apply: ANZUP Tolmar CRF 2017

2016's Tolmar Fellowship was awarded to Dr Arun Azad. Dr Azad is a medical oncologist at Monash Health and senior research fellow at Monash University. The Fellowship will support his research into the delivery of personalised medicine for patients with advanced prostate cancer, using circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA).

Applications close on Friday 2 June, 2017. 

 Astellas Young Investigator of the Year Award

The Astellas Young Investigator of the Year Award recognises an outstanding early career researcher in prostate cancer clinical trials research with up to $10,000 will to support his/her attendance to an international GU meeting and ANZUP ASM.

The recipient of the award is announced at our ANZUP ASM. Click here for more information and to apply: ANZUP Astellas Young Investigator of the Year Award - Information and Application Form.

Applications close on Friday 2 June, 2017.

2017 ANZUP/Astellas Best of the Best Awards

The awards are open to ANZUP members who have successfully submitted an abstract and have been selected to present an oral or poster presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting. Awards will be given based on the content, degree of innovation, significance, and quality of the presentation, and will be judged by an independent panel. These awards include:
  • Best of the Best Oral
  • Best of the Best Poster
  • Best of the Best Trainee / Fellow
  • Best of the Best Nursing / Allied Health
ANZUP would like to thank Astellas for sponsoring the Best of the Best Awards.

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