Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS)
The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and administered by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).
The Scheme was established in 2002 to recognise 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. The scheme aims to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Inslander people's participation in the health workforce.
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 Programs Administrator on behalf of the department.
For more information on this program you can contact the Pharmacy Programs Administrator on phone 1800 951 285 or visit the Pharmacy Programs Administrator website.
Australian Rotary Indigenous Health Scholarships
Australian Rotary Indigenous Health Scholarships (IHS) – a scholarship program to assist Indigenous students with their day-to-day expenses while they undertake a course in a wide range of health related professions. The program is a co-operative program between Australian Rotary Health, Rotary clubs, select state and territory governments and the Australian Government.