Scholarships

Rosalie Shaw APHC 2017 Bursary – Applications Are Now Closed

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The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) is inviting applications for the Rosalie Shaw APHC 2017 Bursary for delegates attending the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference in 2017.

This bursary is named after former APHN Executive Director, Dr Rosalie Shaw, and aims to help delegates from developing countries attend the conference.

What is being offered

  • 20 bursaries valued at SGD500 each
  • Priority will be given to Nurses and Allied Health workers, as well as persons who are unable to obtain other sponsorship.

To qualify, you should be

  • from a developing country, and
  • a member of the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN).(Annual membership starts from USD10 and entitles members to a SGD75 [about USD50] discount on the APHC 2017 registration fees).
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To apply
Applications for the bursary must be submitted online by 14 May 2017.

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Shortlisted applicants will be notified via email on 19 May 2017.

If awarded the bursary, you must register and pay for the conference by 25 May 2017 (you will be allowed the early bird registration rate). Otherwise, the bursary will be offered to another delegate.

The disbursement of monies by the APHN Secretariat will be on a reimbursement basis on receipt of original receipts and/or invoices.

Enquires may be sent to [email protected].

 

Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network Bursary – Applications Are Now Closed

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The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) will be offering 4 bursaries for members to attend the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference in Singapore on 26th July to 29th July 2017.

Each successful applicant will receive support of up to SGD 1,100 which is meant to help the cost of the conference registration, travel and accommodation.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a current individual member of APHN
  • Application is supported by 2 other APHN members
  • Must have an accepted abstract for the APHC
  • Must submit a report on the benefits of attendance within 3 months after attending APHC
  • Preference will be given to applicants who
    • Work in a palliative care service
    • Are from developing countries
    • Have not received sponsorship for attending regional and international palliative care conferences

Applications must be submitted online here by the application deadline 31 March 2017.

Successful applicants will be notified by email. The disbursement of monies by the APHN Secretariat will be on a reimbursement basis on receipt of original receipts and/or invoices.

 

IAHPC Traveling Scholarships – Applications Are Now Closed


The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) and the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s IAHPC Traveling Scholarships, to support their travel to APHC 2017.

As per the criteria for applications, preference was given to applicants who are active members of the IAHPC, living and working in countries that are classified as lower, lower-middle or upper-middle income categories, working full time in palliative care and who have a poster or oral presentation accepted by the congress organizers.

Applications were received from individuals living in a wide range of countries with different backgrounds and professions, including physicians, nurse, psychologists and other disciplines.  The committee was pleased with the high quality of applications and was unable to sponsor more applicants due to the limited funding available.

We would like to thank all those who applied, and for their interest in both the IAHPC and Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network and congratulate all of them for their hard work advancing hospice and palliative care in their countries.

The final list of the 20 grantees selected by the IAHPC are:

Fazle Noor Biswas, PharmD Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ganesh Dangal, MD Kathmandu, Nepal
G. Chamath Fernando, MD Colombo, Sri Lanka
Rowena Fatima G. Galarpe, MD Manila, Philippines
Amanpreet Kaur, PhD Bengaluru, Karnataka
Yun Hsing Lin-Go, MD Quezon City, Philippines
Habiba Mahuna, RN Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Mary Matepo, RN & Social Worker    Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Nuru Milagalila, MD Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Carol V. Narra, MD Marikina City, Philippines
Anila Perumal, MD Nilai, Malaysia
Tharin Phenwan, MD Nakhom Si Thammarat, Thailand   
Supun Prageeth, RN Homagama, Sri Lanka
Lalchhanhima Ralte, MD Aizawl, India
Raghavendra Ramanjulu, MD Bangalore, India
Hana Rizmadawi Agustina, RN Bandung, Indonesia
Saurabh Samdariya, MD Jodhpur, India
Aanchal Satija, MD New Delhi, India
Caroline Short, RN Cessnock, Australia
Shiv Pratap Singh Rana, MD Noida, India

 

Rosalie Shaw Travelling Scholarship – Applications Are Now Closed

APHNThe Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) is inviting applications for the APHN Rosalie Shaw Travelling Scholarship for delegates attending the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference in 2017. This scholarship was created in honour of the former Executive Director of APHN, Dr Rosalie Shaw, to enable APHN members from resource limited countries to attend the Asia Pacific Hospice Conference. The successful applicant will receive support of up to SGD 2,200 to fund the conference registration, travel and accommodation.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a current individual member of APHN
  • The nomination must be supported by 2 other APHN members
  • Should display leadership qualities and must work in a palliative care service
  • Demonstrate contributions made to palliative care development in applicant’s country of work or residence
  • Must submit an abstract for the APHC 2017
  • Must submit a report on the benefits of attending APHC 2017 within 3 months after the conference
  • Must not be a recipient of any grants from APHN in the past 5 years

Preference will be given to members who have not received sponsorship of any kind for attending regional and international palliative care conferences.

All applications must be submitted online by 31 January 2017.

The successful applicant will be notified by email. The disbursement of monies by the APHN Secretariat will be on a reimbursement basis on receipt of original receipts and/or invoices.

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