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ASHHNA Scholarships Extended until 11 August 2021

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As a result of COVID we have received less applications than usual over the last two years. The ASHHNA Executive have therefore decided we will broaden our criteria for this year only to allow for some enhanced opportunities for nurses.

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Want to attend the virtual conference this year but don’t want to jeopardise your chance to apply again next year when we can hopefully have a conference face to face? Don’t worry, we are offering 10 nurses the chance to apply for a scholarship this year to attend the conference without impacting your chance to apply again when things are back to “normal”. We want to ensure that nurses are able to take opportunities during these challenging times to be connected with the sector and continue learning… even if it is via Zoom!

Are you currently undertaking Post-graduate study in a relevant field?
We are also offering a one-time opportunity to apply for a scholarship of up to $1000 to be put towards a tertiary education subject (conditional on the subject matter of the course being relevant to the specialty field and nursing practice). You can apply for this via the Carol Martin Professional Development Scholarship For Sexual & Reproductive Health and HIV Nurses and Midwives Sponsored by ViiV Healthcare.

Scholarship application forms with revised dates:
Carol Martin Scholarship


Gilead HIV/AIDS Conference Scholarship


ASHHNA Conference Scholarship


2021 ASHHNA Scholarships now open

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Applications for the 2021 ASHHNA scholarships are now open.

This year, thanks to generous financial sponsorship by both ViiV Healthcare and Gilead, as well as scholarship funding as a direct result of your ASHHNA membership fees, we are able to offer 4 scholarships to members:

  • The Carol Martin Professional Development Scholarship For Sexual & Reproductive Health and HIV Nurses and Midwives, generously funded by ViiV Healthcare, offers scholarships up to the value of $1500 ($5000 in total) for nurses to attend a Conference/Workshop/Short Course.
  • The ASHHNA Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference Scholarship, sponsored by Gilead, which offers up to $1500 (total $4500), to attend the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference.
  • The ASHHNA Conference Scholarship, up to the value of $1500, to attend a conference of your choice.


In addition, a new scholarship on offer this year is the ASHHNA Clinical Placement Scholarship, up to the value of $1000This scholarship provides funding to support members to undertake clinical placements relevant to their work. This scholarship offers financial assistance for travel, accommodation and charges directly associated with the clinical placement. A clinical placement is considered as a continuous period of at least 2 days duration in one location.

Of course, in the current COVID climate, this increase in funding coincides with uncertainty in relation to conference and course delivery, travel and accommodation. However, despite this, all members are encouraged to continue with continuing professional development, and conference attendance (whether traditional or virtual) and to apply for funding through our range of scholarships.

Please note ONE APPLICATION IS ONLY REQUIRED PER MEMBER.  If you are unsuccessful in your application, it may be considered for an alternative scholarship if there is funding remaining, and you are eligible for that scholarship.

Applications open today and will close on 23rd July 2021.


ASHHNA Clinical Placement Scholarship 2021

ASHHNA Conference Scholarship 2021 

Gilead HIV Conference Scholarship Application 2021

ASHHNA Carol Martin Scholarship Application 2021 

Discounted Sexual Health Education

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True continues to deliver medical education and clinical training courses for doctors and nurses now at a reduced e-learning rate of 50% off.

Professional Development Points

  • IUD Insertion Update & Training is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program
  • Genital Dermatology is a pending CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program Lenka

On successful completion of the module, all participants will be awarded a statement of completion. This statement of completion can be used for submission to obtain Professional Development or Continuing Education points to your relevant organisation.

  • Get foundational knowledge and progress your learning in reproductive and sexual health
  • Access evidence-based, virtual education
  • Accrue professional development points
  • Easy to navigate

The discounted courses are listed below!


Genital Dermatology, Introduction to Sexual & Reproductive Health – Contraception Package, Introduction to Sexual & Reproductive Health – Full 10-Module Course, sex stories