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Wounds Australia Scholarships and Grants Program

Wounds Australia provides scholarships to support members to access and participate in professional development that will further the vision and mission of Wounds Australia.

With over $50,000 available in scholarships and grants annually, this is an amazing benefit for Wounds Australia members.

Types of Scholarships and Grants
There are a variety of scholarships and grants available including:

National Conference Attendance Award

Wounds Australia may at its discretion to offer Wounds Australia Conference Attendance Awards to its members to attend the Wounds Australia National Conference which will be held from 24 to 26 October 2018 in Adelaide. The Attendance Awards will aim to cover conference registration, accommodation and travel expenses.

Wounds Australia will award a minimum of 5 Conference Attendance Awards, each with a maximum value of $1,500 for each award. 

The objectives of the Attendance Awards are to:

Please click here for the Guidelines and application process  

Please complete the application online. A paper base application form will be available on a request made to admin@woundsaustralia.com.au

Download the Application form here


Wounds Australia also provides a number of scholarships and grants with specific focus and eligibility criteria:

Scholarship and Grants Program Guidelines

The Scholarships and Grants Program Guidelines set out the program criteria, amounts available and terms and conditions.  If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please make sure you read the Guidelines before completing your application.

Please click here for Scholarship and Grant Program Guidelines

How to apply

You can apply for a grant and/or a scholarship by downloading the application in word document or by completing the online application using the links available below.

Scholarships and grants are open two times each year.
Applications close on: 

To apply for a Wounds Australia Scholarship or Grant you must complete the Application Form and submit it to admin@woundsaustralia.com.au by the closing date. 

Download the Application Form here. (Word document)


Complete the Application Form Online

Frequently Asked Questions – and their answers

Who can apply for a scholarship?
If you are a Wounds Australia member(full individual, associate or life) you can apply for a number of scholarships. Only corporate industry and corporate organisation members are ineligible.

I’ve only just become a member this year. How long do I have to wait?
There is no wait. It just means you can only claim up to $1000. Those who have held their membership for more than three consecutive years can claim over this amount.

What can I spend the money on?
The scholarship aims to support members with conference or short course registration fees, travel costs associated with attending a conference, a short course or the Watching Others Work (WOW) program and accommodation expenses associated with the period of the conference, short course or WOW program. We couldn’t possibly list everything, so put in the application, just in case!

Are there any courses or activities that I can't apply for?
The only thing restricted is formal education. You CAN NOT apply for funds relating to undergraduate or postgraduate units or university courses.

So what’s the catch?
You will need to write an article for Wounds Australia’s magazine, DeepesTissues about your activity, so we can share knowledge and encourage other members to apply for scholarships.  Wounds Australia also reserves the right to publish grant and scholarship recipients on its website, newsletters, and in other forums.
Can I apply every year?

Yes, you can, but preference will be given to those who have not received a scholarship before. The team that assesses the applications look at this and also other things such as if the person applying is from a rural or remote location, to help rank the applications.

Am I guaranteed to get the money if I apply?
Like with any scholarship application process, there is no guarantee. Your application will be judged according to the criteria set out on the scholarships web page along with the other applicants’ submissions.
Wounds Australia works hard to give away all of the funds allocated for each scholarship period, but it does take time to get through the assessment process, so have a plan B, just in case.

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