General Scholarship Applications (Australia/New Zealand)

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Background

The Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) is the peak professional body for infection prevention and control across Australasia.

ACIPC Conference Scholarships are awarded each year to financial members to assist in reducing some of the out-of-pocket expenses associated with attending the International Conference.

Purpose

The ACIPC Conference Scholarship Program provides financial support for a number of ACIPC members to attend the 2021 ACIPC Conference.

Attendance at the Conference will enable members with infection prevention and control responsibilities to acquire, develop and maintain knowledge and skills.

It also provides the opportunity for members to network with like-minded colleagues.

Submitting your application

Applications can be submitted either by

Postal mail:
Scholarship Review Panel, 2021 ACIPC Conference
c/o Conference Design Pty Ltd
228 Liverpool St, Hobart TAS 7000

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM HERE

NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Selection Criteria

The applicant must be a 2021/2022 financial member of ACIPC and have been a member for at least twelve months.

Applicants must be residents of Australia or New Zealand.

The applicant must be currently employed in the area of infection prevention and control or working in a field closely associated with infection prevention and control.

Attendance at the conference must be relevant to the applicant’s current practice.

The applicant is NOT a member/office bearer of the ACIPC Board of Directors.

Terms and Conditions

The scholarships will be awarded to fifteen 2021/2022 financial ACIPC members.

The value of each scholarship comprises one early bird registration.

Individual applications will be judged on the selection criteria.

The successful applicants may be asked to undertake a brief podcast with the college Marketing Team that will be used to provide feedback to colleagues and peers on the college and conference website.

Additional application information required:

Cover letter that highlights infection prevention and control activities and includes how attendance at this conference benefits:

  •  your current practice
  •  your longer-term goals
  • your ongoing commitment to your area of practice

Current brief curriculum vitae – no more than 2-3 pages.

Completed application form (see above).

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