Avant/AAPM Scholarships

Avant is proud to continue to partner with AAPM to offer five Avant/AAPM Scholarships. The scholarship program aims to foster and promote continuing training and professional development for AAPM members. There are five partially funded scholarships available and they are delivered by the University of  New England Partnerships.

Each scholarship recipient will receive an enrolment [up to the value of $4,000] for one of the following UNE Partnerships courses:

  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management for Health Practice Managers BSB42015
  • Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice 10820NAT
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB61015

These courses have been developed in conjunction with industry professionals, and are aimed at Practice Principals, Managers and Administrators. All scholarships offer students an accelerated career path within the Practice Management environment, fast tracking career progress.

All courses are delivered and completed via distance education only and within three years of the granting of the scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered as a candidate for these Scholarships, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Must be a Full Financial Member of AAPM or the main contact of a Full Financial Practice Member. Non-members can apply for membership prior to applying for a scholarship
  • Employed in a healthcare practice as a Practice Manager, or currently working towards this role
  • Completed a minimum of Year 12 or have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a practice
  • Meet any other entry criteria for the Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificate required by UNE Partnerships for admission into the relevant courses​


The following conditions apply for successful applicants. They will undertake to:

  • Complete the course of study within three years of the granting of the scholarship
  • Maintain a role as Practice Manager or similar for the duration of the scholarship period or the recipient will forfeit the benefits of the scholarship
  • Pay the balance of the course fees associated with the selected scholarship, based on the course selection
  • Any recipient who fails to complete their approved course of study during the allocated timeframe, or who does not maintain a role as Practice Manager, will be required to pay AAPM $4,000.00 in full, for the monies that have been paid on their behalf
  • Maintain their membership of AAPM as a Financial Member for the duration of the scholarship period or the recipient will forfeit the benefits of the scholarship.
  • Any recipient who does not maintain their membership of AAPM for the duration of the scholarship will be required to pay AAPM $4,000.00 in full, for the monies paid on their behalf
  • Consent to provide ongoing information for publication on the Avant and AAPM web pages, and other promotional or marketing materials as appropriate

View the 2020 Avant AAPM Scholarship Terms and Conditions

How to Apply

Applications for the 2020 scholarships are now OPEN. 


Applications may be submitted using the online form ONLY. 

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