TheMHS Conference Melbourne: Scholarship

Image of TheMHS Conference logo with the dates 12 to 15 October 21 and the the tagline Hope into Action

Are you interested in attending The Mental Health Services of Australia and New Zealand’s (TheMHS) conference (Virtual) from Melbourne. The conference is on the 12-15 October 2021.

VMAIC receives funds to support consumers attending this annual conference and this year we are inviting you to consider making an application for 1 of 6 scholarships to attend.

To apply for the scholarship, you will need to be a mental health consumer and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be a consumer worker
  • Never attended a TheMHS conference
  • Under 25 years old
  • Identify as culturally or linguistically diverse
  • Identify as Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander
  • Identify as LGBTIQ+
  • Be a member of a Consumer Advisory Group

TheMHS Conference – Melbourne 2021 begins with the virtual Pre-Conference Community Lived Experience Forum on 12 October. For more information, please visit TheMHS Melbourne Pre-Conference Forums.

The main Conference will be streamed virtually from Wednesday 13 – Friday 15 October 2021.

Program and speakers is available via this link. online interactive program

You can choose below which days you would like to attend. There is no obligation to attend all days. The program is included as a link so you can decide which days you would like to attend.

Applications need to be in by close of business on 10th September and you will be notified by 24th September if you are successful.

If you are successful in obtaining a scholarship, you will be asked to share your experiences with the VMIAC membership.  This may be through writing about the conference for the newsletter, talking at a meeting, painting a picture or any other form you would like to use.  You will be provided with support to do this.

Information on the conference is available over the page.  

Email application to with subject line TheMHS Scholarship Application 2021

or post to PO Box 59, Somerton VIC 3062. 

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