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Upcoming Awards

2024

SEMDSA Basic/Applied Science Bursary

SEMDSA Basic/Applied Science Bursary for Msc/PhD students for 2024. Please see below for details.

Applications Close: 31 January 2024

SEMDSA Cipla 2024 Research Grants

Research Grant for Diabetes
Value of the Award: R30 000.00
Application Submission:  29th February 2023
Research Grant for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk/Disease
Value of the Award: R30 000.00
Application Submission: 29th February 2023

2023

SEMDSA AstraZeneca Research Grant for Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

To stimulate and improve interest in the management of people with Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease in South Africa.

Value of the Award: R30 000.00
AWARDED TO: Dr Peter Hewon

SEMDSA AstraZeneca Research Grant for Diabetes and Heart Failure

To stimulate and improve interest in the management of people with Diabetes and Heart Failure in South Africa.

Value of the Award: R30 000.00
AWARDED TO: Dr S Thomas

SEMDSA AstraZeneca Research Grant for Diabetes and Mental Health Disorders

To stimulate and improve interest in the management of people with Diabetes and Mental Health Disorders in South Africa.

Value of the Award: R30 000.00
Applications Close: Extended to 28 March 2024

SEMDSA AstraZeneca Research Grant for Diabetes

To stimulate and improve interest in the management of people with Diabetes and Hypertension in South Africa.

Value of the Award: R30 000.00
AWARDED TO: Dr K Thejpal

Basic Sciences Diabetes Publication Award 2023

For the best original research paper published or unequivocally accepted for publication in the field of diabetes or a related subject.
PRIZE: R 10 000.00
AWARDED TO: Dr Philippe Jean-Luc Gradidge

Basic Sciences Endocrine Publication Award 2023

For the best original research paper published or unequivocally accepted for publication in the field of basic sciences in endocrinology and metabolism unrelated to diabetes.
PRIZE: R 10 000.00
AWARDED TO: Dr Sundeep Ruder

Clinical Diabetes Publication Award 2023

For the best original research paper published or unequivocally accepted for publication in the field of diabetes or a related subject.
PRIZE: R 10 000.00
AWARDED TO: Dr Prabshni Manickum

Clinical Endocrine Publication Award 2023

For the best original research paper published or unequivocally accepted for publication in the field of clinical endocrinology and metabolism unrelated to diabetes.
PRIZE: R 10 000.00
AWARDED TO: Dr Raylton Chikwati

Past Awards & Prizes

2023


Adult Fellowship

Sherlina Kasipersad

Paeds Fellowship

Wayne Rajah

Industry Awards


Novo Nordisk Researh Grant

Aryesh Ramlall

Aspen Research Grant

Emlia Blomerus

Discovery - Henley Business School

Saajidah Bulbulia

Congress Awards


SEMDSA Research Bursary

Michelle Maartens

Best Poster – Clinical Endocrinology

Michaela Carides

Best Poster – Clinical Diabetes

Greg Yudelowitz

Best Poster – Clinical Case Report

Herbert Makgopa

Best Poster – Basic Sciences 

Endocrine/Metabolism

R Ramashia

Best Poster – Basic Sciences Diabetes

Keenen Gilbert

SEMDSA 2023 /2025 Scientist Travel Award

Kiara Boodoo

SEMDSA 2023 /2025 Clinician Travel Award

Amirah Parak

2022


Adult Fellowship

Sherlina Kasipersad

SEMDSA Claude Leon 

Diabetes Publication (Clinical)

Julia Goedecke

Diabetes Publication (Basic Sciences)

Amy Mendham

Endocrine (Basic Sciences)

Tarryn Willmer

Endocrine (Clinical)

Brett Mansfield

Endocrine (Clinical)

Nida Siddique

SEMDSA Research Bursary

Michelle Maartens

SEMDSA Research Top Up Bursary

Lungile Khambule

SEMDSA 2022 /2023 

Scientist Travel Award

Tarryn Willmer

2022 Novo Nordisk IDF Travel Award

Constance Adams

2022 Novo Nordisk ISPAD Travel Award

Nicole van Wyk

Congress Awards

 

Best Poster - Clinical

Sadia Nanabhay

Best Poster – Basic Sciences

Tarryn Willmer

Best Oral Presentation – Basic Sciences

Saiuree Govender

Best Oral Presentation - Clinical

Lungile Khambule

2019 / 2020

 

SEMDSA Fellowship Awards

Kumari Naidoo

EMDSA AstraZeneca EASD 

Travel Fellowship

Kumarie Naidoo

 

Zodwa Dire

 

Tasneem Mahomedy

2018

 

Scientist Research Grant

Ane Oosthuizen

Diabetes Publication Award - Clinical

Ankia Coetzee

Diabetes Publication Award - 

Basic Sciences

Yashar Azar

Endocrine Publication Award - 

Basic Sciences

Legh Wilkinson