Scholarships and Conferences

 

AIDA Conference 2018 Perth 26th to 28th of September

The Australian Indigenous Doctor’s Association provides perspectives aimed at improving the health and life outcomes of Indigenous Australians. They work to create a health system that is culturally safe, high quality, reflective of needs, and respectful and inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural values.

The AIDA conference supports the health sector by creating an inspiring networking space that engages sector experts, key decision makers, Indigenous medical students and doctors to join in an Indigenous health focused academic and scientific program.

This year, the AIDA conference will be held in Perth from the 26th to the 28th September.

TROHPIQ is providing an opportunity to experience this amazing event by taking care of the costs associated with event, with a student contribution of only $150! Attendees will also be required to submit a short report to TROHPIQ outlining the experience. This could be in the form of a video, photo diary or written document.

Apply here. Applications will close on 22nd August 2018. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 25th August 2018.


 

IAHA Conference Sydney 30th of November

The Indigenous Allied Health Australia Forum brings together Indigenous and First Nation presenters and panellists from across the world to discuss practices in building, supporting and retaining an Indigenous allied health workforce. This full-day event will provide a platform to share information and build an integrated approach to improving culturally safe and responsive health care and improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Indigenous peoples and communities.

Delegates will include Indigenous and First Nation allied health professionals and students from Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. There will also be delegates from a range of sectors including, health, wellbeing, education, disability, academia and community.

This year, the IAHA conference will be held in Sydney on the 30th November.

TROHPIQ is providing an opportunity to experience this amazing event by taking care of the costs associated with event, with a student contribution of only $100! Attendees will also be required to submit a short report to TROHPIQ outlining the experience. This could be in the form of a video, photo diary or written document.

Apply here. Applications will close on 30th August 2018. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 5th September 2018.


National Bursary Available for Indigenous Medical Students

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students are invited to apply for a prestigious national Bursary that will support the successful recipient to undertake a research project or clinical placement in Indigenous health or rural health.

The MDA National and Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) Rural Health Bursary provides up to $7,000 (plus GST) to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander medical student to undertake the project or placement, as well as to attend this year’s Rural Medicine Australia conference (the peak annual event for rural doctors).

It is crucial that we nurture our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students, as they give great hope for better access to medical care, and better health outcomes, for Indigenous Australians into the future. “The recipients of the Bursary in previous years have been nothing short of amazing, and we have no doubt that this year’s recipient will be just as deserving.” – RDAA President, Dr Adam Coltzau

To be considered for the Bursary, applicants will (in 2018) be undertaking their:

  • 2nd to 5th year of an undergraduate degree in Medicine
  • 2nd or 3rd year of a post-graduate degree in Medicine

Applications close 2nd of July 2018.

More Information available here.


Are you remotely interested? Conference 2018

Dates: Tuesday 24th to Friday 27th of July

Conference Bursaries are now available.

Information for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island Health Professionals, Aboriginal Health Workers and Indigenous Medical and Health and Science Students

About the Bursary

We are offering ten (10) bursaries to support Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health professionals and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health students to attend our conference.

This bursary will enable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health professionals and students, those particularly with an interest in rural or remote practice or the C&NWQ to join other health professionals and educators to contribute to the discussions around rural and remote health and workforce policy development.

Up to $1500 is available per successful applicant to assist with travel and accommodation costs.

Conference Registrations will cover attendance at the conference, but will not cover the cost of the conference dinner.

Applicants are encouraged to complete a short application form.

How to apply

 

Deadline for applications

Applications will be accepted by COB 23rd June 2018.

Successful applicants will be notified by 26th June 2018.

Travel and accommodation will be booked by the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health.

Sponsorship

These bursaries have been made possible with the support of the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health James Cook University as well as:

Our Conference Sponsors: – Gidgee Healing, Queensland County Practice, Western Queensland PHN and Health Workforce Queensland. 

Information for Allied Health, Nursing and Medical students

Conference Registration Bursaries

About the Bursary

The Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health is offering Registration Bursaries to support:

Ten (10) Allied health, Nursing and Medical students on placement in Mount Isa to attend our conference. This bursary will cover the Conference registration ($550) and is available per successful applicants; and

Six (6) Travel and Registration bursaries for up to $1500 for Allied health, Nursing and Medical students from rural or remote Queensland to attend our conference.

The aim of the Bursary is to assist the students to be part of shaping future discussions, enhance your knowledge of rural and remote health policy development as well as further develop your research theory and practice by participating in the conference.

Applicants are requested to complete an application form.

How to apply 

 Deadline for applications

Applications will be accepted by COB 23rd June May 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by the 26th June 2018.

 Sponsorship

These bursaries have been made possible with the support of the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health James Cook University and the following conference sponsors:

Gidgee Healing, Queensland County Practice, Western Queensland PHN and Health Workforce Queensland.

For more information please see: https://www.jcu.edu.au/mount-isa-centre-for-rural-and-remote-health/ayri-conference-2018