Telethon Kids Institute $5,000 Aspire Award

Business Events Perth’s Aspire Awards support Western Australian researchers, academics and professionals to attend an international business event or conference of their choice. For more than two decades, the Aspire Awards have helped Western Australians share knowledge and connect with industry leaders all over the world, highlighting Western Australian expertise at international conferences.

What is the Telethon Kids Institute Aspire Award?

Funded by Business Events Perth, the Telethon Kids Institute and Aspire Award is a $5,000 scholarship presented to a Telethon Kids Institute staff member to assist in their professional development by attending an international conference in their chosen field of endeavour.

What can the $5,000 scholarship be used for?

The scholarship can be used within three years of receiving the Telethon Kids Institute Aspire Award and covers air travel, accommodation and registration to a relevant international conference to a maximum of $5,000 (exclusive of applicable GST). The funds are provided upon receiving paid receipts/invoices for the above mentioned expenses.

TELETHON KIDS INSTITUTE ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020

As medical researchers, we have limited funding opportunities for essential travel needed to highlight our research to colleagues at national or international meetings and events. It is a privilege to be one of the 2020 recipients of the Aspire awards, which will be used to present our...

— DR GAIL ALVARES, TELETHON KIDS INSTITUTE ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020
Telethon Kid Institute Aspire Winner 2020

I am so honoured to be one of the 2020 recipients of the Aspire award and be given the opportunity to attend the world-leading South by South West (SXSW) Conference with thousands of like-mind people from around the world. 

— BEC NGUYEN, Telethon Kid Institute Aspire Winner 2020