Medical Student Sponsorships

Your chance to attend a GP conference in 2018


Medical Student GP Conference Sponsorship 2018 is now closed.

NTGPE is offering four medical students who have a passion for general practice the opportunity to attend one of two general practice conferences to further prepare them for their career as a GP.

Sponsorship includes student conference registration, one social function, travel and accommodation expenses up to the value of $2,000* for each successful applicant to attend one of the two general practice conferences listed below.
After the conference, successful applicants will be required to provide a short report on their experience.

You will be asked to choose between the following conferences during the application:

Rural Medicine Australia (RMA18)
Rural Medicine Australia is the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia and internationally. This annual conference and research/scientific health forum is hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA).

Where: Darwin Convention Centre
When: Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 October 2018
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) annual conference GP18 will deliver an extraordinary range of topics and issues that sit at the heart of general practice.
Where: Gold Coast
When: Thursday 11 - Saturday 13 October 2018
For more information on these conferences and to view the programs visit the conference websites.

*Application terms and conditions
  • Applicants must be free to travel between the above conference dates.
  • Travel expenses include student conference registration, one social function, travel and accommodation expenses up to the value of $2,000 per successful applicant.
  • Travel and accommodation will be selected and booked by NTGPE.
  • Personal expenses, including meals, are not covered during the conference.
  • Applicants must choose either RMA18 or GP18 and cannot change their preference after the application closing date 31 August 2018.
  • Sponsorship cannot be transferred and must be used to attend either RMA18 or GP18 in 2018.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled full time in a medical program.
  • Successful applicants must provide a short report at the conclusion of the conference and be willing to participate with marketing requests.
  • Your email address may be used by NTGPE for the direct promotion of NTGPE services and programs. You can unsubscribe at any time. View NTGPE's privacy policy here.
  • Applications close 31 August 2018.

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