Renee Collisson Scholarship

In memory of our colleague, who was a passionate advocate of healthcare for all, especially mothers and babies in low resource countries, the ACNN low resource country context scholarship has been renamed to the Renee Collisson Scholarship.   

The Renee Collisson Scholarship is open to applications from ACNN members who are currently financial and have been a member for at least 18 consecutive months.

  1. Present or attend a conference being held in a low resource country
  2. Workshop, short course or training applicable to low resource context/public health
  3. Postgraduate studies applicable to low resource county context
  4. Quality improvement/small research projects in collaboration with local staff in a low resource country context

Opening, Closing & Notification dates for 2023

Opening date*
Closing date Notification date
1 March
15 March
25 April
1 June
15 June
25 July
1 October
15 October
25 November

*Earliest date for sending documents to the

Please note: the scholarship application process is competitive. Please ensure your application is of high quality and complete. Only complete applications formatted and provided as outlined within the checklist will be accepted
Incomplete applications will be returned.
Applications may be resubmitted for the same round before the closing date or a subsequent round once complete.  

Email in a single document, to the ACNN Professional Officer at all the documents and information required as outlined on the checklist, along with the completed checklist. 

  • Download the full scholarship process document HERE 
  • Download checklist HERE

Enquires and applications to Professor Denise Harrison:

Updated 29 January 2023