Courageous Voices Scholarships

Applications close: 5pm, 31 March 2014


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The National LGBTI Health Alliance is able to offer a limited number of scholarships designed to enable access and participation for the greatest possible diversity of conference delegates. The principal purpose of scholarships is to assist people who are financially disadvantaged and would otherwise be unable to attend the conference.

Applications are welcome from all people who are in some way involved in the diverse LGBTI communities in Australia  Applicants who are members of one of the following groups are particularly encouraged:

  • people and/or carers with lived experience of mental illness
  • volunteers working in mental health and suicide prevention
  • LGBTI volunteer community leaders
  • intersex,
  • trans/transgender,
  • sista girl,
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people,
  • culturally or linguistically diverse people
  • youth
  • rural or remote communities
  • low income earners

HOW TO APPLY:    If you would like to express your interest in our scholarships program please complete the online application form.

The Alliance reserves the right to offer part scholarships or to propose alternative arrangements

Privacy Statement:   We will only use this information to assess whether to give you a scholarship. We will not keep it and we will not pass it on to other people

If you have any questions about the scholarship application process, please email for more information.


There are two types of scholarships available

  • Registration Scholarships:

Covers the registration fee for attendance at the two days of the conference.

  • Travel Scholarships:

Registration Fee
Return economy travel from your closest airport to Sydney*
Accommodation in Sydney while attending the Conference
Meal Allowance to cover breakfast and dinner on while attending the conference

*Air Travel & Accommodation Policy: 

The National LGBTI Health Alliance will pay for the cheapest return economy seat from your closest airport to Sydney.  While your airline preferences will try to be accommodated, the Alliance reserves the right to book flights on another airline to obtain a cheaper fare.  The Alliance will book and pay for accommodation for Thursday night and breakfast on Friday.  All other expenses (e.g. phone, mini bar, internet) must be paid by the scholarship recipient. Additional accommodation and breakfast will only be provided if there is a need to travel the night before in order to arrive in time for the start of the conference or return travel is not possible in the Friday evening after the conference.  Once the reservations have been made, any changes to travel or accommodations must be done through the Alliance.