This grant is offered by ESSA in memory of Tom Penrose, to honour his outstanding contribution as a pioneer in exercise and sports science, his contributions to associates and trainees in teaching, and his valuable contribution to his local community.
The aim of the grant is three-fold and the recipient will focus on one or more of the following areas:
Applications of up to $16,000 (AUD) will be considered, based on merit, and funded with consideration of the proposed budget. Proposals may include cooperative projects, local community interventions or acquisition of expertise in a particular technique or techniques. The focus of the project should result in service to the exercise and sports science community. It is expected that the project would begin by early 2019 and be completed in early 2020.
To be eligible for the grant, the principal investigator of the research team must have been a financial member for the past two years. ESSA National Board members, ESSA Research Committee members, ESSA staff and student members are not eligible to apply.
Type your details into the form, save it as a PDF file, and send it as an email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In exceptional circumstances, hardcopy applications will be accepted and should be forwarded to:
Locked Bag 4102
Ascot QLD 4007, Australia
Submission of Application Deadline: Friday, 3 August 2018 by 5:00pm (AEST)
A decision on the applications will be advised in October 2018
If you have any queries relating to the grant please email email@example.com
Last year, the Tom Penrose Community Service Grant was extremely competitive, with many very high quality applications submitted. ESSA wishes to congratulate the winner of the 2017 Tom Penrose Community Service Grant, Itamar Levinger.
Details of Itamar’s winning application:
Investigator: Itamar Levinger
Topic: Uncovering the Interaction between Circulating Osteoprogenitor (COP) Cells and Osteocalcin in Older-Adults with Sarcopenia: Effects of Exercise
Associate investigators: Prof. Gustavo Duque, Miss Cassandra Smith, A/Prof. Christopher Neil
Administering Organisation: Victoria University
Congratulations to Itamar and his team.