The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is designed to encourage and assist undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry-level health course.
Full-time scholarship awardees will receive up to $15,000 per year and part-time recipients will receive up to $7,500 per year. The funding is paid in 24 fortnightly instalments throughout the study period of each year.
The scholarship is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people enrolled in entry-level or graduate entry-level study in the following health areas:
- Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health work
- Allied health (excluding pharmacy)
- Dentistry/oral health (excluding dental assistants)
- Direct entry midwifery
- Nursing; registered and enrolled
Applications for the 2018 round of scholarships are open. Closing Sunday 18 February 2018.
For more information and to apply click here.