Scholarships to attend the virtual
17th National Immunisation Conference 2021

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The Public Health Association Australia (PHAA) and the WA Department of Health are offering scholarships to support WA people to attend the 17th National Immunisation Conference 2021 to be held from Tuesday 29 June to Thursday 1 July 2021 as a virtual conference.

The scholarships will be offered to applicants based in WA who may otherwise be unable to attend such a conference.

The biennial National Immunisation Conferences are the peak public health conferences in Australia with the prevention and control of vaccine preventable diseases through immunisation as their focus. Run by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA), the first conference was held in Canberra in 1987 and over the last 30 years the conferences have grown in stature and influence

The conference theme for 2021 is ‘Immunisation in the COVID pandemic era’.

Scholarship Eligibility:

To be eligible, applicants must be individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Live in Western Australia: and 

  • Early-career staff currently working in immunisation field for less than 5 years; and 

  • Registration costs not supported by another source (including your employer).

Scholarship Assessment:

A panel of PHAA and WA Department of Health representatives will assess the applications. The Panel’s decision is final and scholarships will be made available at their discretion. Applications will be assessed on:

  • Anticipated benefits of attending the conference

  • Eligibility based on the above criteria

Scholarship Value:


  • Registration to attend the virtual conference

Please return completed form to events@phaa.net.au by 11:59pm AEST, Sunday 20 June 2021. Late Applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship Supporter

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