Consumer Bursaries

TheMHS Bursaries are offered to Consumers who wish to attend The Mental Health Services Conference of Australia and New Zealand. A limited number of Bursaries are offered to each Australian state/territory and to New Zealand. Carers/families may also apply, but will be considered after consumers’ places are finalised.

NOTE: TheMHS Bursaries are NOT for students. There are concession registration fees for students.

Eligibility Criteria for TheMHS Bursary, in priority order. Points 1 & 2 below are essential criteria.

  1. Those who have a paper, workshop, symposium, e-poster or other presentation accepted in the conference program. 
  2. Those who, for financial reasons, would be unable to attend this year’s conference.
  3. Those who have been actively involved in consumer groups/organisations or consumer advocacy.
  4. Those who did NOT receive a TheMHS Bursary for last year’s conference.

The Bursary includes cost of:

  • Free registration to the Consumer Forum and the 4-day conference.

Disclaimer: Bursary allocation is subject to funding confirmation.

To be advised when the Bursary Applications process is open, please ensure you are subscribed to TheMHS email newsletters. If you are not already subscribed, please click here to do so.

We anticipate this to be around October 2020, however it is pending funding confirmation from the Commonwealth Government.