• Michael Forbes, President

Ross Brogan Scholarship applications are now open

Greetings members,


NSWAFI is proud to announce that the Ross Brogan Scholarship is now open for applications. The Australasian Association of Fire Investigators (AAFI) conference is being held in Rotorua in New Zealand, and NSWAFI will again provide up to two (2) scholarships. The conference dates are 28th-30th October 2020. These scholarships will pay for your registration fees for the conference. The NSWAFI committee has now formed the Scholarship Program Committee in order to receive and decide on the applications received.


If you are successful in being offered a scholarship you will have to fund your own travel to and from New Zealand as well as accommodation during the event. To qualify to apply for a biennial Ross Brogan Scholarship, NSWAFI Member applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Applicants shall be an existing financial Member of the NSWAFI;

  • Applicants shall be a Member in good standing with the NSWAFI;

  • Applicants shall have been a financial Member of the NSWAFI for a cumulative period of at least five (5) years;

  • Applicants may be a NSWAFI Committee member;

  • Members of The Ross Brogan Scholarship Program Committee will not apply for the Ross Brogan Scholarship whilst a member of the Ross Brogan Scholarship Program Committee.

  • Applicants must submit a completed Ross Brogan Scholarship Application Form, incorporating a short narrative as to why the Applicant should be considered for the Scholarship.

  • If successful, applicants must submit a report detailing their experience at the AAFI conference, the learning outcomes achieved, and the ways in which the Ross Brogan Scholarship assisted their professional development.


Please consider this great opportunity to attend the conference in NZ. Applications can be completed online here. The closing date is Thursday 30th April 2020. A decision on successful applicants will be made in May 2020.

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