conference scholarships Apply For A Conference Scholarship

At the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH), we are committed to advancing the understanding of mental health for the benefit of all.

As a non-government, non-for-profit association, we believe in the power of sharing knowledge, spreading the word on progress and developments in mental health research and treatment, and supporting our dedicated and passionate industry professionals.

We want to give all mental health professionals the chance to become part of a growing community of practitioners, scholars and researchers, to expand their networks and share experience, new learnings, studies, and projects and passions with like-minded individuals.

As CEO, I am delighted to announce three full conference scholarships to attend our 2021 Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference have become available.

Conference scholarships will include full attendance to the conference and one networking function, as well as 30-day access to the conference resource centre.

If you are interested in attending, please fill in your details below to begin the application. You will also be required to fulfill the eligibility criteria below.

Sam Stewart, CEO, ANZMHA


Eligibility Criteria

  • Available for those with:
    • Lived Experience, OR
    • Full-time Carers; OR
    • Those living in rural and remote areas; OR
    • Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, Maori or Pacific Islands descent
  • Must be a member of the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (free to join at

Scholarship Criteria

  • Do you Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, Maori or Pacific Islander?
  • Please specify if you are a full-time student, retiree or unwaged persons.
  • Have you attended this Conference before?
  • What do you hope to take away from the conference for practical implementation in your daily work/personal lives?
  • Who do you intend to share conference content with and why?
  • What are the specific topics, related to the conference, in which you are most interested?
  • What are the major challenges you face in your role?
  • Please attach demonstrated need for financial support.

NB: Airfares, transport to/from venue and accommodation are at recipient’s own expense. Due to the current situation, we will also have e-delegate registrations available as part of the scholarship for delegates unable to travel due to restrictions.

Applications will need to be submitted by Friday 14 May 2021.

Applications are now closed.