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Student Opportunities 

Student Grants & Awards

Student Ambassadors

We had a record 120 applications from students to join the ASSBI student representative team for 2018.

Conference Travel Grants

At each conference we invite students who submit an abstract for the conference to apply for a student travel grant to attend the conference.

To be eligible, students must be current individual members of ASSBI and be currently enrolled in an allied health or medical degree.

There are four grants available, each to the value of $800 plus registration to the conference. This grant should be used to assist with travel and accommodation expenses.

Applications are open until close of abstract submissions prior to each conference.


Student Prizes

There are 3 prizes awarded at the annual conference.  These prizes are awarded to all ASSBI students who attend the conference and present their work in any of the formats (Platform, Datablitz, Poster and How to Session). Students who are awarded a Travel Grant are ineligible for these prizes.

All abstracts are peer reviewed by 2 members of the Conference Scientific Committee, then student abstracts are looked over by a sub group of the Executive Committee who decide on the winners – these prizes are handed out on the final afternoon of the conference, these are:

The Kevin Walsh Encouragement Award – in recognition of the most outstanding Masters Degree Student.

The Luria Award – in recognition of the best oral presentation by a doctoral student and the

The Travel Award – in recognition of the best abstract submitted by a student at any level

2018 Winners

Winner of the Kevin Walsh Award was Kelly Stagg with the presentation entitled A scoping review of the working alliance in acquired brain injury rehabilitation

Lee Cubis Winner of the Luria Award was Lee Cubis with the presentation entitled The importance of staying connected: Mediating and moderating effects of social groups on psychological wellbeing after brain tumour

Winner of the Travel Award was Liz Williams with the presentation entitled Getting on the same wavelength: Clinician's perspectives of the therapeutic alliance in community brain injury rehabilitation


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