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.
Applications for PHMSS 2019 scholarship round are now open.
Eligible 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 will be considered from applicants who are:
- of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
- Applicants must identify as and be able to confirm their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status.
- enrolled or intending to enrol in an entry level or graduate entry level health related course
- Courses must be provided by an Australian registered training organisation or university. Funding is not available for postgraduate study.
- intending to study in the academic year that the scholarship is offered.
A significant number of applications are received each year; meeting the eligibility criteria will not guarantee applicants a scholarship offer.
Applications close 14 October 2018!
For more information and to apply click here