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TheMHS Conference & Scholarship Applications
August 27 - August 30
TheMHS Scholarship Application 2019
Are you interested in attending The Mental Health Services of Australia and New Zealand’s (TheMHS) conference in Brisbane. The conference starts with consumer day on Tuesday 27th August to Friday 30th August 2019. Travel to the conference will occur on the Monday 26/8/2019 and return the Friday night.
The Theme is “‘Building Healthy Communities: Stories of Resilience and Hope’.
VMIAC supports consumers to attend this annual conference and this year we are inviting you to consider making an application for 1 of 4 part or full scholarships to attend.
- Purchasing registration to conference
- Purchasing transport to Brisbane
- Purchasing accommodation in Brisbane
All of the above – will be arranged on your behalf
If you are wanting to attend for less than 5 days please make a note on your application.
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 yrs Old
- Identify as culturally or linguistically diverse
- Identify as Aboriginal/Torres strait islander
- Identify as LGBTI
- Be a member of a Consumer Advisory Group
Applications need to be in by close of business on August 16th 2019 and you will be notified by COB August 19th 2019 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.
Email application to firstname.lastname@example.org
or post to 1/22 Aintree Street Brunswick East Vic 3057