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16 October 2018


Applications are invited for the ANZSPO Education and Travel Scholarshipin 2019, to attend the 6thAnnual Paediatric Airway Course in Brisbane, March 20-21, 2019.  This course is a pre-conference course before ASOHNS 2019 in Brisbane. 

Reimbursement to the successful recipient of the ANZSPO Education and Travel Scholarship, is for travel, accommodation, and registration costs of attendance at the course, up to a maximum of $AUD4,500.

Reimbursement will occur after successful attendance at the course. Registration, travel bookings and visa arrangements remain the responsibility of the recipient.

Course registration link is

Criteria for selection:

  1. Home country in the Asia-Pacific region. 
  2. A recommendation from Chairman of applicant’s Unit including brief description of home otolaryngology unit, and potential role for candidate.
  3. A brief statement from the applicant that they are unable to gain similar skills in their own country, or how much training they can get locally. It is clearly recognised that potential candidates will want to progress from “good” skills to “better” skills and already-trained clinicians will not be excluded from applying in order to up-skill. 
  4. A brief Statement from the applicant about how they will use the skills they have learnt after they return home.
  5. Abbreviated curriculum vitae.

The Selection Panel for 2019 is:

  • Professor Paul Walker - President, ANZSPO
  • Dr Marlene Soma - Treasurer, ANZSPO
  • Dr Hannah Burns - 2019 Course Convenor

Applications close 1 December 2018

Applications to

Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 1 January 2019.

After completion of the course, and upon submission of appropriate receipts, reimbursement will be made promptly to the bank account of the applicant’s choice.