Applications for the LIME Connection Indigenous Student and Community Member Bursaries will open in March 2019.
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Since 2009, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori medical students and community members have been supported to participate in LIME Connection conferences via funded bursaries.
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent or whakapapa (Māori ancestry); and
- Current medical student from Australian or Aotearoa/New Zealand and a student member of AIDA or Te ORA; or
- Actively working with a medical school (Community Members).
- Bursaries are awarded by a committee from AIDA and Te ORA. LIME Reference Group members are consulted to ensure students are able to gain leave.
Successful recipients of the bursary will be selected on the basis of their:
- Demonstrated interest and experience with Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and/or Māori health education;
- Commitment to improving Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and/or Māori health education in the future;
- Active involvement with medical schools, and;
- Approval of the relevant LIME Reference Group member.
Bursaries will be awarded on the recommendation of a selection committee and are based on specific selection criteria.
The bursary covers the costs of airfares, accommodation, meals, conference registration and networking events.