Diversity & Inclusivity Scholarships

The AIEFT offers two Diversity & Inclusivity scholarships each year, aimed at financially supporting student therapists and early career mental health professionals from minority groups. The AIEFT is dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within the field of Emotion Focused Therapy and wishes to promote a more equitable workforce.

The scholarship is for one, or both, of the following:


To apply for the scholarship, you will:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be from an identified minority community (e.g. First Nations, LGBTQ+)
  • require financial assistance in order to participant in AIEFT training
  • be a student working towards accreditation as a mental health professional and be able to provide proof of enrolment (e.g., psychology, social work, counselling)


  • be an early career mental health professional and able to provide proof of accreditation (e.g. AHPRA, PACFA, ACA or equivalent regulatory body).
  • Submit their application one month prior to the course start date(s).


Apply for a Diversity & Inclusivity Scholarship
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