In 2020/ 2021 ACM WA Branch offers a scholarship for up to $500 for full members for attendance at a conference.

  • Sister Francesca Fund 2020/ 2021 - $500

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide a midwife who practices in WA with financial assistance to attend any conference which could enhance their midwifery practice. This scholarship is valued at $500.


Applicants must:

  • be full members of ACM and of the WA Branch for at least the previous two years; unless you are a student or graduate member
  • reside in Western Australia
  • Have not received an ACM scholarship within the last two years; for instance, if you were granted a scholarship on 1 May 2019, you may APPLY for a scholarship no earlier than 1 May 2021
  • Have not defaulted on the terms and conditions of an ACM scholarship previously awarded.
  • Provide details of any other financial support, paid leave or other benefits received in relation to the activity or project aligned to the scholarship application.

Terms and Conditions

A conference or workshop must be attended in the year the scholarship is awarded. If you are awarded this scholarship, you must:

  • Details of any papers you may be presenting at the conference.
  • Description of how attending the conference will influence your work as a midwife and who you will share this knowledge with other midwives and the WA state branch committee.

How to Apply

Scholarship Policy Application   Form 

If you have any queries, please contact us.

Closing date: Wednesday, 19th May 2021.