Apply for a grant

The responsibility for the allocation of the funding to the various grants is overseen by LBC’s Medical and Scientific Committee (an independent committee of researchers and medical professionals).

LBC is grateful to the members of the Medical and Scientific Committee who bring a wide range of disciplines and expertise to carefully and independently review the many grant applications. Haematology is one area of medicine that has witnessed dramatic advances in treatment thanks to research investment.

National research grant

Grants are awarded each year to health professionals working in research and/or clinical areas associated with haematology, and those committed to studying blood cancers and related conditions. The grants are intended to advance understanding about leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood conditions.

Annual closing date: 30 June

All applications are judged on merit by our Medical and Scientific Committee and the decision to award grants is based on the quality of the submissions.

Travel grants

LBC offers grants for health professionals, including scientists, clinicians, doctors, nurses, laboratory staff, support workers and counsellors to attend local and international meetings and keep up to date with the latest advancements in the field of haematology.

Annual closing dates:

  • 28 February
  • 30 June
  • 31 October

All applications are judged on merit by our Medical and Scientific Committee and the decision to award grants is based on the quality of the submissions. Please note that applicants will be notified of the result of their application two weeks after the closing date.

Summer studentships

Summer studentship grants are on offer to medical students throughout New Zealand to carry out projects of haematological importance. The grants are intended to support study that will aid understanding of these diseases.

All applications are judged on merit by our Medical and Scientific Committee and the decision to award grants is based on the quality of the submissions.  Please note that applicants will be notified of the result of their application two weeks after the closing date. 

Annual closing date: 31 August

Apply for a grant

To begin the online process of applying for a grant, please click here. If this is your first time, you will need to register as a new user.

For more information on summer studentships, please email grants@leukaemia.org.nz, or contact us.