ITP Conference Scholarship Program Terms and Conditions

ITP Conference Scholarship Program – Terms and Conditions

OVERVIEW

As a multi-national organisation, ITP Australia and New Zealand understands that travelling internationally, interstate and intrastate can be expensive for people with Immune Thrombocytopenia. ITP Australia and New Zealand has established a Scholarship funded through various programs and donations.

The scholarship program aims to enable ITP Patients to travel to the Annual Conference and meet other ITP Patients, listen and learn from leading ITP clinicians and allow them to share their story and journey with others.

There are three different scholarship categories. These include assistance with travel costs, overnight accommodation, or attending the conference by providing free tickets.

Eligibility:

The eligibility criteria that each applicant must meet for each scholarship category. Note: Applicants are only eligible for one category.

Travel Scholarship

  • The applicant must be an ITP Patient or a parent of an ITP Patient; and
  • The applicant must live outside the Australia Capital Territory (ACT); and
  • The applicant has purchased a ticket to attend the upcoming ITP Australia and New Zealand 2024 Patient Conference in Canberra on Saturday, 9th March 2023.

Accommodation Scholarship

  • The applicant must be an ITP Patient or a parent of an ITP Patient; and
  • The applicant must live outside of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT); OR
  • Due to their ITP is required to reduce their travel on the recommendation of their treating clinician (a letter must be provided with your application);
  • The applicant has purchased a ticket to attend the upcoming 2024 ITP Australia and New Zealand Patient Conference in Canberra on Saturday, 9th March 2023.

Ticket Scholarship

  • The applicant must be an ITP Patient or a parent of an ITP Patient; and
  • The applicant must live within the Australia Capital territory (ACT); and
  • Requires assistance to attend the 2024 ITP Australia and New Zealand Patient Conference in Canberra on Saturday, 9th March 2023, due to financial reasons.

Selection Process

Applicants will be assessed on merit. ITP Australia and New Zealand reserves to right to select recipients at their discretion. As such, no correspondence will be entered into.

Total Scholarship Value

Funding for the Scholarship Program is $1650 (including GST).

The scholarship funding will be provided as reimbursement and are to be used to offset costs for attending the 2024 ITP Australia and New Zealand Patient Conference in Canberra on Saturday, 9th March 2024. Receipts must be submitted no later than 14th June 2024 for reimbursement.

Conditions

Applicants will be assessed by an ITP Australia and New Zealand representative on a case-by-case basis until the total Scholarship Value has been allocated. By submitting a Scholarship Form, the applicant agrees to and is bound by these terms and conditions.