Puggy Hunter Scholarship is awarded by Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing , this scholarship scheme which is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. It make available fiscal aid to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are intending to enroll or are enrolled in an entry level course in an eligible health related profession at an Australian educational institution. It is obtainable at Australia.
Funding under this scheme is available for applicants who meet the following criteria:
-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
-intending to enroll or are already enrolled in an entry level health course
-intending to study in 2014.
Please note, scholarships are very competitive and there may be more applications than the available scholarships. Therefore, not all eligible applicants will receive a scholarship.
The students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander can apply for these scholarships.
– Discuss your commitment to becoming a health professional.
– Discuss what you hope to accomplish as a health professional in the next 5-10 years.
– Demonstrate how this scholarship will assist you in achieving your goals.
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
About the applying procedure and the Deadline Puggy Hunter Scholarship:-
These are competitive scholarships and will be awarded on the recommendation of the independent selection committee whose assessment will be based on how applicants address the following questions:
The scholarships are funded by the Australian Government, Department of Health and administered by the Australian College of Nursing. The scheme was established in recognition of Dr Arnold ‘Puggy’ Hunter’s significant contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and his role as Chair of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.
For detailed information about Puggy Hunter Scholarship the application and the scholarships form please visit the link http://www.acn.edu.au/phmss
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