Spinnaker Health Research Foundation Grant – new eligibility criteria

Round 2 of the Barry Marshall Travel Award is opening on Wednesday 19 February 2020. Applicants can apply for research-related travel funding of up to $5000. The grants are open to health professionals and medical researchers based at a campus of the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) or collaborating universities and research institutes within south metro Perth.

The new eligibility criteria:

  • The grants are open to all health care professionals and medical researchers, including clinicians, allied health staff and scientists based at a campus of SMHS or collaborating universities and health research institutes with a formal collaboration with a research project or initiative at a campus of SMHS
  • Applicants must demonstrate how attendance will assist research and/or the application of research, and/or the development of research pathways at SMHS or their own research objectives and aspirations
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate how their research benefits the community of south metropolitan Perth and demonstrably impacts, influences or informs treatment and patient care in the hospitals of SMHS
  • Travel must be completed within 6 months of the date of award


Successful applicants will be invited to attend the annual Spinnaker Awards Ceremony (December) and the ASPIRE Awards Ceremony (June) to celebrate their success.

The awards are supported by Prof Barry Marshall AC and Mrs Adrienne Marshall, Perth Convention Bureau ASPIRE Awards and Spinnaker Health Research Foundation.

See the full application guidelines and download the application

Applications close Sunday 15 March