Innovation Fund

Established in 2022, the innovation fund is provided by the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences for medical students in their professional endeavours and aspirations. It was previously known as the travel fund since 2006, where it was used exclusively for students for travel-related costs.

innovation fund aim

The innovation fund enables students to access funding for activities that align with AUMSA’s constitutional objectives including (but not limited to):

  • Equity
  • Advocacy
  • Representation
  • Medical education
  • Wellbeing (physical, mental, social, cultural)

Who can apply for the innovation fund?

Any University of Auckland medical students who are AUMSA members!

How to apply for the innovation fund

In 2023, funding is available in three rounds. The deadlines for applications are as below: 

Round 1: Friday 17th March 5pm

Round 2 Friday 23rd June 5pm

Round 3: Friday 8th September 5pm

If you wish to find out more about the Innovation Fund or wish to apply for an award, please look at the Guidelines for the Administration of the Innovation Fund which includes the application procedures and application links.