Funded by Perth Convention Bureau under its Aspire Program, the Professional Development Awards consist of one $5,000 grant that will be presented to University of Western Australia staff member to assist in their personal and professional development through attendance at a relevant international conference in their chosen field of endeavour.
How do I apply?
Simply research an international conference that has the potential to be staged in Western Australia and present a brief case as to why the conference should be held here.
What can the $5,000 be used for?
The awards cover air travel as well as accommodation and registration to a relevant conference to a maximum of $5,000. In the event that the successful applicant’s organisation is not currently a member of their international body, the $5,000 award can contribute to the cost of their joining fee.
Applications for 2017 open September 2016 and close 31st March 2017.
Please see the right hand column for the Information Flyer and Application & Guidelines.