Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Optometry Student Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Optometry Student Scholarship. In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must meet ALL the following criteria:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • You must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent; Identify as an Aboriginal person, and be accepted by your community and/or the community you live in.
  • You must be enrolled in or intending to enrol in a tertiary level related course – Optometry/Vision Science
  • You must be committed to maintaining enrolment as a full-time student during the term of the scholarship
  • You must be a member of Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA). If you are not currently a member, you can apply here. Once your application has been approved, you can return to this page to apply for the Brien Holden Foundation Scholarship. 
  • If you believe you are currently eligible for this scholarship, you can begin your application below.