The Sved Williams Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perinatal and Infant Mental Health
Made possible thanks to a generous donation from A/Prof. Anne Sved Williams AM FRANZCP and Dr Tony Williams, this scholarship is established to contribute to achieving better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents and their children in the first 1000 days of their children’s lives; and to expand current knowledge and build capacity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perinatal and infant psychiatry.
How much is the scholarship?
This scholarship provides up to A$50,000 in funding over a two-year period.
What can it be used for?
- training or relevant educational activities in perinatal and infant psychiatry
- research into practices which bring better family support at times of family formation
- translation of evaluated existing programs which enhance Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander perinatal mental health to other places within Australia
- developing or delivering mental health literacy initiatives for perinatal families in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, or
- another purpose that is directly linked to achieving the objectives of the scholarship.
Who is eligible?
RANZCP Fellows and Associates (trainees) who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
A team of applicants may apply, however at least one team member must meet the above eligibility criteria and must also be the lead primary research or project lead.
How do I apply?
Applicants are encouraged to read the scholarship terms of reference for more information, and to apply using the application form.
- The Sved Williams Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perinatal and Infant Mental Health terms of reference
- The Sved Williams Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perinatal and Infant Mental Health application form
Please send all applications or queries to email@example.com.
- Applications may be submitted any time.