The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

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Scholarships for regional Victorian members to attend the Melbourne Symposium

Applicatons have now closed.

The deadline for scholarship applications is Monday 1st July 2024.

We are pleased to be able to offer travel scholarship opportunities to attend the 2024 APSAD Melbourne Symposium Commercial Determinants of Health: Public Health and the Marketing and Sales of Alcohol, other Drugs, and Gambling on Friday 26th July. We have a number of scholarships for rural and remote members in Victoria.

Before applying, please ensure you have read the application guidelines below or download.


  • Facilitate attendance from regional areas.
  • Frontline and Community workers
  • Enrolled PhD, student, Early Career Researcher, Mid-Career Researcher.
  • Scholarships are intended for those who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.


  • Scholarships are restricted to current APSAD members.
  • Applicants must reside in Victoria.
  • $500 per scholarship recipient will be provided.
  • Successful scholarship recipients will be required to organise their own travel and accommodation.
  • Successful scholarship recipients may be asked to write a short paragraph about what they gained from attending and learned at the symposium for inclusion in the Member e-News following the symposium.


  • Briefly explain why you are applying for a travel scholarship (max 300 words)
  • Will your organisation will fund your attendance if you do not receive a scholarship?
  • How you fulfil the Scholarship Support requirements (max 300 words).