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Hocking Fellowship Program 2019-2020

Hocking Fellowship Program 2019-2020 in Australia

Partially Funded
Country: Australia
City: South Melbourne Victoria
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Applications for Hocking Fellowship Program 2019-2020 are now oppe. The Hocking Fellowship Program provides opportunities for recipients to undertake an investigative project into their preferred area of interest within the field of complex mental health.

Moreover, SANE Australia is a national mental health charity working to support four million Australians affected by complex mental illness. SANE’s work includes mental health awareness, online peer support and information, stigma reduction, specialist helpline support, research and advocacy. Further, SANE Australia is a national charity helping all Australians affected by mental illness. Also, Guided by our vision and mission, values and behaviors, we help people improve their lives and reduce the risk of suicide.

Further, The Hocking Fellowship Program, comprise of the Hocking Fellowship and Hocking Community Award. It was established in honor of the late Barbara Hocking OAM (Executive Director of SANE Australia 1995–2012), who worked tirelessly to improve the wellbeing of Australians living with complex mental health issues.

Focus areas could include, but are not limit to:

  • Stigma reduction
  • Digital mental health
  • Workplace mental health
  • Innovative, evidence-based approaches to managing mental health and wellbeing
  • Trauma and mental illness


The 2019–2020 Program has been expanding to include two grants:

  • The Hocking Fellowship (up to $20,000AUD)
  • The Hocking Community Award (up to $10,000AUD).


  • Open to an Australian citizen or permanent resident – including people living with mental illness and their carers, as well as mental health professionals and researchers.

It is an opportunity to undertake a project that:

advances the public understanding of complex mental health issues, improves the treatment, support. Further, the wellbeing of adults affected by complex mental health issues. Which contributes to stigma reduction, explores innovative approaches to understanding the needs also experiences of people living with complex health issues, allows the recipient to learn from international case studies and/or best practice. Further, The Hocking Community Award will only be award to a recipient whose project focuses on addressing the needs of those caring for someone living with complex mental health issues.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline15 September,2019
CitySouth Melbourne Victoria
Open toAll
Organizer SANE
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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