2019 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference
2019 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference

Scholarship Opportunities

The ASHM Scholarship Program

The Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) – as a peak organisation of health professionals in Australia and New Zealand who work in HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections (STIs), established in 2015 the ASHM Scholarship Program that provides a variety of scholarships to assist ASHM members, affiliates and others in the HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health sector to attend national and international conferences to support their continuing professional development.

For Nurses/Pharmacists Applicant:

To be eligible you must:

  • Be living and working in Australia
  • Not have received scholarship funding from ASHM in the last 2 years
  • Be a Registered Nurse / a Pharmacist

For HIV Clinician Applicant:

To be eligible you must:

  • Be living and working in Australia
  • Not have received scholarship funding from ASHM in the last 2 years
  • Be an HIV s100 prescriber (GP/Primary care) / a Sexual Health Physician / a Hospital Based Specialists managing HIV

Priority will be given to those:

  • From smaller centres managing patients with HIV or at risk of HIV
  • Those who do not have access to other funding
  • Who meet the above criteria who have not attended this conference or other overseas HIV conferences before

Only apply for a scholarship if you do not have access to the following:

  • Funds from a research grant to cover attendance at this meeting
  • Access to professional development funds available through your employer, such as health department, university funds and Training, Education & Study Leave (TESL) in your state. 
  • Funding from a pharmaceutical or other industry partner
  • Financial support from your employer