Asia-Pacific quality use of medicines (QUM) scholarship

Entries have now closed for the Asia-Pacific quality use of medicines (QUM) scholarship

The NMS 2016 quality use of medicines scholarship provides an opportunity for a health academic, health worker or policy maker from the Asia-Pacific region with an interest in quality use of medicines or rational drug use to attend and present their work at NMS 2016.

The scholarship provides complementary registration to NMS 2016 (19–20 May 2016). The winner will need to provide a 10-minute oral presentation of their work as part of a concurrent session at NMS 2016 and their abstract will appear on the NMS 2016 website after the event.

Entries were invited from 14 December 2015 date until 19 February 2016, and the winner will be announced 21 March 2016.


NPS MedicineWise accepts applications from people in the Asia-Pacific region who are working in quality use of medicines. Applicants should meet these general eligibility requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications
  • Strong written and spoken English language skills
  • At least four years work experience
  • Citizen of and residing in an eligible country.

To apply for the scholarship please fill out the application form and email it with all relevant supporting material to Application close Friday 19 February 2016.

Eligible countries of residence

BangladeshBhutanBrunei Darussalam
CambodiaChinaCook Islands
DPR KoreaEaster IslandFederated States of Micronesia
FijiFrench PolynesiaGuam
Marshall IslandsMongoliaNauru
NepalNew CaledoniaNiue
Northern MairanasPakistanPalau
Papua New GuineaPhilippinesPitcairn
SamoaSingaporeSolomon Islands
Sri LankaThailandTokelau
VanuatuVietnamWallis & Futuna
(West) Papua/Irian Jaya

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