Scholarships

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

APHN

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 April 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) will be providing twenty scholarships to support the travel of palliative care workers to attend APHC 2017.

Applicants from all disciplines are welcome. In order to apply for a traveling scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have not received grants from IAHPC in the past 3 years
  • Are current IAHPC members. If you wish to apply and are not an IAHPC member, you may join by clicking here.

Preference will be given to applicants:

  • Living in Lower, Lower-Middle and Upper-Middle income categories as per the World Bank income classification data. See here.
  • Applicants who have been IAHPC active members for two or more consecutive years.
  • Actively working in palliative care.
  • Graduated less than 10 years ago from specialty or medical school
  • Have an accepted abstract for poster/oral presentation. Proof of acceptance of the poster will be required.

All winners of the scholarships can apply the scholarship funds to off-set the cost of their travel and accommodations. More detailed information about the application process and the online form are available at the IAHPC website here.

All applications must be submitted to IAHPC by 28 February 2017.  Results will be announced in April.

If you need information on how to apply please contact Genevieve Napier, IAHPC Manager of Programs and Projects at gnapier@iahpc.com.

 

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.

Click here for more information