ACIPC 2016 Annual Conference Scholarship Applications - Closed

The Australian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) is the peak professional body for infection prevention and control across Australasia. Scholarships are awarded each year to assist in reducing some of the out-of-pocket expenses associated with attending the conference.

This year scholarships will be offered in the following categories:

General Scholarships

Applicants must be a current financial member of ACIPC and have been a member for at least twelve months.

Be residents of Australia or New Zealand.

Be currently employed in the area of infection prevention and control or working in a field closely employed in the area of infection prevention and control.

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

NOT be a member/office bearer of the ACIPC Board of Directors.

International Scholarships

Applicants must be a resident of one of the following countries or territories within Australasia:

Cocos-Keeling Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Soloman Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Wallis & Futuna, Western Samoa

Be a health professional working in the field of infection prevention and control.

Be able to understand and speak English fluently.

Within 3 months of attending the conference the participant is ready to submit a report of activities to ACIPC.

Applications should be sent to 

Lorelei Broadbent, Secretariat

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Ltd

PO Box 3254, Brisbane Qld 4001

Tel +61 7 3211 4695 Fax +61 7 3211 4900


Applications Close Friday 12th August 2016.

Should you have any questions regarding the scholarships or your application contact the conference secretariat on:

+61 3 6231 2999 or 

About the College

The ACIPC is the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region. Our stated vision is the prevention and control of infection in our communities. We commenced in January 2012 bringing together the various State and Territory infection control associations formerly in AICA (The Australian Infection Control Association) to support and encourage collaboration across Australasia.

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