The Australasian Society for HIV Medicine invites applications for its scholarship to attend the European AIDS Clinical Society’s European AIDS conference. This supports clinicians and nurses in attending the European AIDS Clinical Society’s European AIDS conference, to be held in Switzerland from 6 to 9 November 2019. Applicants must be living and working in Australia, not have access to funds from another source and not have received scholarship funding the society in the previous two years. Scholarships are towards travel, accommodation and conference registration.

CLINICIANS

To be eligible you must:

  • Be living and working in Australia AND
  • Not have access to funds from another source (see details below) to attend this conference AND
  • Not have received scholarship funding from ASHM in the last 2 years AND
  • Be an HIV s100 prescriber (GP/Primary care) OR
  • A Sexual Health Physician OR
  • A Hospital Based Specialists 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 

All applicants must complete the application form truthfully and advise ASHM if their situation changes. All scholarship holders will be expected to blog from the conference (according to specific guidelines), provide some content for the conference report and also to participate in one or more report backs after the conference. The nature of the report back will be negotiated with the recipient and be influenced by location and range.

NURSES

To be eligible you must:

  • Be living and working in Australia AND
  • Not have access to funds from another source (see details below) to attend this conference AND
  • Not have received scholarship funding from ASHM in the last 2 years AND
  • Be a Registered Nurse OR
  • A 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
  • Who meet the above criteria who have not attended this conference or other overseas HIV conferences before

All applicants must complete the application form truthfully and advise ASHM if their situation changes. All scholarship holders will be expected to blog from the conference (according to specific guidelines), provide some content for the conference report and also to participate in one or more report backs after the conference. The nature of the report back will be negotiated with the recipient and be influenced by location and range.

RDO/CRLO Deadline: 12 June 2019

External Deadline: 16 June 2019

For more information, visit the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine website.