Scholarships and grants available
ACRA Member National grants
Two travel grants each of $AUD 500.00, and are available to financial members only.
Two Cardiac Rehabilitation Co-ordinator Scholarships each of $500.00, and are available to financial members of ACRA who meet the essential criteria.
The Anna Storen Regional Travel Award of $1000 - Applicants for this award are required to live and work in a regional area of Australia (defined as greater than 50km from a capital city) and encouraged (but not required) to have an abstract accepted for presentation.
More information can be found in this document: ACRA Travel Grants.
You can also contact us via email@example.com regarding the ACRA grants.
ACRA State grants
May be available check with your local representatives on this link: https://www.acra.net.au/about-acra/state-associations/
Up to 10 scholarships available (information below)
Rural Health West
Are you a rural health professional? You may be eligible for funding to attend the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting, towards fees, travel and accommodation.
The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries to help health professionals in rural and remote Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of practice. The Program is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. The HWSP is available to medical, nursing, midwifery, allied health, dental and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals providing primary health care in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) sector, non-government organisations and private practice.
Contact your relevant Rural Workforce Agency for details and eligibility criteria. Visit https://www.hwsp.com.au/
for more details.
ACRA is proud to announce SOLVE-CHD as a Silver Partner for the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting. SOLVE-CHD is a 5 year grant aimed at solving the long-standing evidence-practice gap associated with cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. SOLVE-CHD is made up of a multidisciplinary research team of researchers and clinicians with allied health, nursing, cardiology, public health, health economics and psychology backgrounds.
As part of their sponsorship SOLVE-CHD awarded 10 full scholarships for ACRA members and students to attend the 2023 annual ASM in Perth. The purpose of this award is to enable outstanding candidates to further their career development and build professional networks, by providing the opportunity to attend this premier Australian conference for health professionals interested in cardiovascular health, secondary prevention, cardiac rehabilitation, heart failure, and chronic disease management.
We are proud to offer 11 full scholarships to attend this year's ACRA ASM in Perth.
The purpose of this award is to enable outstanding candidates to further their career development and build professional networks, by providing the opportunity to attend this premier Australian conference for health professionals interested in cardiovascular health, secondary prevention, cardiac rehabilitation, heart failure, and chronic disease management.
A huge congratulations to the following SOLVE-CHD national network members who were successful applicants:
- Michelle Rogerson, Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Heart Health
- Celine Gallagher, Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide
- Joanna Stark, Exercise Physiologist, Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing, Royal Adelaide Hospital
- Linda Macaulay, Nurse Practitioner, Grampians Health Ballarat
- Matthew Hollings, Research Fellow, University of Sydney
- Anne-Marie Dunnet, Senior Physiotherapist, Western Australian Country Health Service
- Lauren Chasland, Senior Exercise Physiologist, Fiona Stanley Hospital
- Katie Palmer, Grade 4 Physiotherapist / Program Lead Cardiac Prevention & Rehabilitation, Victorian Heart Hospital (Monash Health) / Monash University
- Jonathan Rawstorn, Research Fellow, Deakin University
- Judith Enright, Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Consultant, Royal Hobart Hospital
- Joseph Weddell, PhD Student, University of Sydney
All the awardees will be presented with a certificate on Wednesday 2nd August at the ACRA ASM Award Ceremony.
We are very pleased to be able to support you and look forward to seeing these familiar faces in-person!
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