Innovation in Aged Care Fellowship
Fellowship Application Form
Applications open 1st January 2024 and close 7th April 2024
The Hugh D.T. Williamson Foundation and the International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute) are offering three (3) international applied research Fellowships in the amount of $10,000 each.
The 2023 Innovation in Aged Care International Fellowship is seeking candidates for this Fellowship who are interested in exploring new and leading practice, innovation and leadership opportunities in Skill Enhancement within the aged care sector. The key areas of focus for the Hugh DT Williamson Foundation/ISS Institute Fellowship are:
Infection protection and control
Innovation in models of care
Improving physical environment
Innovation in home care
Designing and influencing policy change in the age care sector
The Hugh D.T. Williamson Foundation
The purpose of the foundation is to support and strengthen communities in Melbourne and rural Victoria, establish educational opportunities, build leadership skills in young people, help the elderly and the economically and intellectually disadvantaged, and promote the enhancement of cultural life of Victoria.
International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute)
The ISS Institute was founded in 1991, by a small group of innovative leaders who had a vision of building a community of industry specialists who would lead the up skilling of the Australian workforce. Investing in the development of talented, passionate and innovative Australians to travel abroad to develop new skills and knowledge and return to Australia to disseminate their learnings has, and continues to create a ‘better skilled Australia.’ The Institute has funded and supported over 500 Fellows, and all have become agents of change and drivers of innovation within their professional communities. Our Fellows represent a broad cross-section of industries and our Fellowship program creates impact in many ways including economic benefits, skills preservation, the personal and professional advancement of our Fellows, new thinking, practice and increased innovation in the workforce.