ASSTA offers funding to help allay the costs of travelling from Australia or New Zealand to present peer-reviewed papers at overseas conferences. The award is $500. Three major conferences have been chosen for which funding will be provided automatically. These conferences are: ICPhS, ICASSP, and Interspeech. Funding will also be provided for other conferences with preference for conferences requiring full paper review.
Submissions may be made at any time, though please be sure to allow submit your application at least two weeks before the conference date.
(a) The applicant must be an Early Career Ordinary member (i.e within 5 years from PhD completion) or Student Member of ASSTA and must be financial with their membership fees.
(b) The applicant must be conducting research in Australia or New Zealand .
(c) The paper/abstract must have already been accepted for publication by the conference.
(d) The conference
must not be held in Australia or New Zealand .
(e) The applicant has
not already held an award for that calendar year, i.e. one award per
year per person is given.
If successful, you will be required to provide proof that you attended the conference and of payment of registration and travel costs before payment will be made. In addition, successful applicants must submit a conference report to the ASSTA newsletter.
To apply, please print and complete the application form and mail or email it, along with a copy of your paper or abstract, to the ASSTA secretary, G.P.O Box 143 Canberra City, ACT 2601.