Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarships
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. The Australian Government established the award as a tribute to the late Dr Arnold ‘Puggy’ Hunter’s outstanding contribution to Indigenous Australians’ health.
30 Aug 2021
11 Oct 2021
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
$15,000 - $45,000
Applicable study areas
Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare
Number of scholarships awarded
At least 1
What are the benefits?
Full time scholarship awardees will receive up to $15,000 per year and part time recipients will receive up to $7,500 per year. Funding is provided for the normal duration of the course.
The funding is paid in 24 fortnightly instalments throughout the study period of each year.
For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.
The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.