Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships

This page provides information about scholarships that are specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through the Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme (ATSIPSS) and Australian Rotary Indigenous Health Scholarships (ARIHS)

Page last updated: 15 January 2016

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS)

The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and administered by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).

The Scheme was established in recognition of Dr Arnold ('Puggy') Hunter's significant contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and in his previous role as Chair of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO). The scheme provides financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students studying health related disciplines in a university or a TAFE/RTO.

For further information on the scholarships phone ACN on 1800 688 628 (free call) or visit the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme (ATSIPSS)

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship scheme encourages and supports Indigenous students to undertake both undergraduate and postgraduate studies leading to a registrable qualification in pharmacy at an Australian university through the provision of scholarships. This program is administered by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia on behalf of the department.

For more information on this program you can contact the Pharmacy Guild of Australia on phone 02 6270 1888 or visit the Pharmacy Guild of Australia website.

Australian Rotary Indigenous Health Scholarships

Australian Rotary Indigenous Health Scholarships – a scholarship programme to assist Indigenous students with their day-to-day expenses while they undertake a course in a wide range of health related professions.

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