Since 2015, the ASHM Scholarship Program 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. Scholarships have previously been awarded to HIV and HBV S100 prescribers (GP/Primary care), Sexual Health physicians, hospital-based specialists managing HIV, nurses and community pharmacists.

 

2021 Scholarship Opportunities

To be added to the mailing list to receive a notification when applications are open, or if you require further information please email scholarships@ashm.org.au or contact us on +61 2 8204 0770.

 

 

Joint Australasian Sexual Health + HIV&AIDS Conferences 2021

6 - 9 September 2021 

This year's Joint Australasian Sexual Health + HIV&AIDS Conferences  will be delivered virtually and scholarships will cover conference registration. 

 

Abbott Scholarships

Scholarships funded by Abbott are available for:

Health Care Professionals working in HIV and/or Sexual Health in Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Islands or Timor-Leste

Health Care Professionals working in HIV and/or Sexual Health and who identify as Australian Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or New Zealand Maori.

APPLY HERE for an ASHM Scholarship to attend the Joint Australasian Sexual Health + HIV&AIDS Conferences 2021.

Please note: Applying for a virtual scholarship will not preclude applicants from receiving a full scholarship to attend in-person conferences in the future.

Applications will close on Sunday 1 August, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST.

 

SHSQ Scholarships

SHSQ is providing up to 9 scholarships for full registrations to attend the 2021 Joint Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conference: VIRTUAL, 6-9 September.

  • 5 scholarships (valued at $330 each) for Far North Queensland Registered Nurses.   For further information and application, please visit our website.
  • 4 scholarships for general members (valued up to $380 each, depending on profession)  For further information and application, please visit our website​.

 

ASHM Scholarship Program Opportunities

For NSW s100 Prescribers

DEADLINE: Applications will close on Sunday 1 August 11:59pm AEST

To be eligible you must:

  • Be based in New South Wales AND   
  • Be an HIV s100 community prescriber (GP/NP/Primary Care).

Priority will be given to:  

  • Clinicians from rural and remote areas managing patients with HIV or at risk of HIV.
  • Clinicians who have not received funding from ASHM in the past, particularly in the last 2 years. 

Click HERE to apply.

 

For Queensland s100 Prescribers

DEADLINE: Applications will close on Sunday 1 August 11:59pm AEST

To be eligible you must:

  • Be based in Queensland AND   
  • Be an HIV s100 community prescriber (GP/NP/Primary Care).

Priority will be given to:  

  • Clinicians from rural and remote areas managing patients with HIV or at risk of HIV.
  • Clinicians who have not received funding from ASHM in the past, particularly in the last 2 years. 

Click HERE to apply.

 

For HIV Clinicians

DEADLINE: Applications will close on Sunday 1 August, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST

To be eligible you must:

  • Be living and working in Australia AND   
  • Be an HIV s100 prescriber (GP/Primary Care) OR   
  • A Sexual Health Physician OR    
  • A Hospital Based Specialist managing HIV.

Priority will be given to:  

  • Clinicians with higher HIV case loads    
  • Clinicians from rural and remote areas managing patients with HIV or at risk of HIV   
  • Clinicians who meet the above criteria who have not attended this conference or other overseas HIV conferences before   
  • Clinicians who have not received funding from ASHM in the past, particularly in the last 2 years. 

Click HERE to apply.

 

For Nurses / Pharmacists

DEADLINE: Applications will close on Sunday 1 August, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST

To be eligible you must:

  • Be living and working in Australia AND   
  • Be a Registered Nurse OR       
  • Pharmacist

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 
  • Those who meet the above criteria who have not attended this conference or other overseas HIV conferences before
  • Applicants who have not received funding from ASHM in the past, particularly in the last 2 years. 

Click HERE to apply.

 

Community

DEADLINE: Applications will close on Sunday 1 August, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST

To be eligible you must:

  • Be a person living wiht HIV in Australia AND/OR   
  • Be a volunteer working in the HIV&AIDS sector AND/OR      
  • Working for a community grassroots non-government origanisation

Priority will be given to:  

  • Women, migrants and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Heterosexuals, Sex Workers, People who use drugs, Trans people, People from custodial settings  
  • Applicants who have not received funding from ASHM in the past - particularly in the last 2 years, and people living with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Click HERE to apply.

 

Researchers

DEADLINE: Applications will close on Sunday 1 August, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST

To be eligible you must:

  • Currently be an Academic/Researcher AND   
  • Be living and working in Australia or New Zealand    

Priority will be given to:   

  • Those who do not have access to other funding 
  • Applicants who have not received funding from ASHM in the past, particularly in the last 2 years. 

Click HERE to apply.

 


 

IAS 2021

Applications CLOSED

18 July- 19 July 2021 

IAS 2021 will be delivered virtually and scholarships will cover conference registration. 

Scholarships are available for HIV clinicians, nurses and pharmacists. 

HIV Clinicians: APPLY HERE for an ASHM Scholarship to attend IAS 2021.

Nurses and Pharmacists: APPLY HERE for an ASHM Scholarship to attend IAS 2021.

Please note: Applying for a virtual scholarship will not preclude applicants from receiving a full scholarship to attend in-person conferences in the future.

Applications will close on Monday 28 June, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST.

 


 

APACC 2021

Applications CLOSED
17 June - 19 June 2021 (Indochina Time)

APACC 2021 will be delivered virtually and scholarships will cover conference registration. 

Scholarships are available for HIV clinicians, nurses and pharmacists. 

HIV Clinicians: APPLY HERE for an ASHM Scholarship to attend APACC 2021.

Nurses and Pharmacists: APPLY HERE for an ASHM Scholarship to attend APACC 2021.

Applications will close on Wednesday 26 May, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST.

 


 

CROI 2021 

Applications CLOSED
6 March - 10 March 2021 (Eastern Time)

CROI 2021 will be delivered virtually and scholarships will cover conference registration. 

Please note: In order to attend the conference, the CROI Conference Organisers require that delegates complete an eligibility application via the CROI web page available here: https://www.croiconference.org/attendees/#apply-register

Delegates will receive the outcome of their application within 48 hours. ASHM scholarship applicants must complete this step before applying for an ASHM Scholarship and will need to provide a copy of their acceptance confirmation to ASHM before a scholarship is awarded. 

APPLY HERE for an ASHM Scholarship to attend CROI 2021.

Applications will close on Sunday 21 February, 2021 at 11:59pm AEST.

 

 


Current Supporters

  • ViiV Healthcare
  • Janssen
  • GSK
  • Abbott
  • ASHM

 

Previous Supporters: 

  • Western Australia Health
  • Alere
  • GSK

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Sponsorship Prospectus

 

Become a sponsor of the ASHM Scholarship Program supporting continuing professional development of the health workforce. 

ASHM is always eager to hear from anyone interested in supporting the scholarship program. We are a tax deductible gift recipient and contributions to the scholarship fund will attract a tax deductible receipt, if requested. Find us also listed as a charity registered with  the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission  (ACNC). Donations can be for domestic and international conferences and for domestic and regional.
For more information, Download the ASHM Scholarship Program's Sponsorship Prospectus 2019

 

Past Scholarships

See below for conferences that scholarship recipients have attended through the ASHM Scholarship Program.

 

You can download the ASHM Annual Report 2016-2017 or ASHM Annual Report 2017-2018 to see recipients from that period.

 

2020

Conference Date Location Links
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 8 - 11 March, 2020 Online  
International AIDS Conference 6 - 10 July, 2020 Online  
HIV Glasgow 2020 5 - 8 October, 2020 Online  
Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference 15 - 17 October, 2020 Online  
Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conference  16 - 20 November, 2020 Online  

 

2019

Conference Date Location Links
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 4 - 7 March, 2019  Washington, United States  
Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference 27 - 29 June, 2019 Hong Kong, China  
IAS Conference on HIV Science 21 - 24 July, 2019 Mexico City, Mexico  
Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference 5 - 6 August, 2019 Sydney, Australia Report Back 
Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conference  16-19 September, 2019  Perth, Australia  
European AIDS Conference  6-9 November, 2019 Basel, Switzerland  

 

2018

Conference Date Location Links
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 4 - 7 March, 2018 Boston, Massachusetts Report Back
Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference 28 - 30 June, 2018 Hong Kong, China  Report Back
International AIDS Conference 23 - 27 July, 2018 Amsterdam, Netherlands Report Back
2018 Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference 24 - 26 September, 2018 Sydney,Australia  
2018 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference 24 - 26 September, 2018 Sydney,Australia  
HIV Drug Therapy Conference 28 - 31 October, 2018 Glasgow, United Kingdom  
IUSTI Asia Pacific Sexual Health Congress 1 - 3 November 2018 Auckland, NZ