SCHOLARSHIPS NOW OPEN
The deadline for scholarship applications is now CLOSED
We are pleased to be able to offer a number of scholarship opportunities available to attend the 42nd APSAD Scientific Alcohol and other Drugs Conference. We will be offering several full and partial scholarships for face to face and virtual attendees for First Peoples, community workers, people with lived experience, peer workers, researchers, practitioners, program workers, and policymakers.
Before applying, please ensure you have read the selection criteria.
First Peoples Scholarships
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Māori, and/or Pasifika people working in the alcohol and other drugs field, and employees/volunteers of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.
Student and Early Career Researcher Scholarships
Students and early career researchers.
Frontline Worker Scholarships
For frontline workers and non-medical clinicians working in the alcohol and other drugs field.
This includes nurses, social workers, pharmacists, needle and syringe program workers, counsellors, peer workers, etc.
Scholarships are available for employees and volunteers of drug-user organisations, non-government organisations, not-for-profit community organisations, and community and remote health centres.
- You can choose more than one category, e.g., First Peoples and Frontline Worker
- Face to face scholarships, please indicate the level of funding required, e.g., travel and accommodation with organisation paying for registration.
- A face-to-face scholarship can include conference registration, return economy class flights and accommodation.
- A virtual scholarship will include conference registration and for those in rural and remote areas, funds to assist with internet access.
- Please adhere to the word limits outlined for the application sections below
- Each application is reviewed by three independent reviewers according to the selection criteria.
- Applicants must reside in Australia or New Zealand.
- Preference will be given to APSAD members.
- Successful applicants will be asked to write a short paragraph about what they learned at the conference for inclusion in the post conference e-newsletter to delegates and APSAD members, and post conference report.
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR ALL CATEGORIES
- Are you working/volunteering in the field? If so, please describe your work, including how long you have been doing it, and any past relevant work/volunteer work (max 300 words).
- What do you hope to learn at APSAD Adelaide 2023 (max 200 words)?
- Will your organisation fund your attendance if you are not successful in obtaining a scholarship?