Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme

In order for the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to be adequately met by pharmacists, there is a need for more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pharmacists to work in the industry. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme aims to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake undergraduate or graduate studies in pharmacy at university.

Scholarship details

Value: $60,000 approx. total

Duration: 4 Years

Availability: 3 scholarships offered

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Remote/rural students

Areas of study:

  • Pharmacy

At Institution:

Any in Australia

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time

Location:

  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • SA
  • QLD
  • TAS
  • VIC
  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme, students must be:
An Australian citizen or permanent resident;
Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
Enrolled (or accepted for enrolment) as a full-time student at an Australian university in an undergraduate or graduate degree that leads to a registrable qualification as a Pharmacist;
A member of their university’s student Rural Health Club or the university’s affiliated Rural Health Club;
Not currently in receipt of a scholarship under the Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme.

Preference will be given to students who are residents of a rural or remote location; however, this is not a mandatory requirement to apply for the Scheme. Scholarships are available to students in any year of their approved undergraduate or graduate degree.

Note: Study at an honours level that extends the time of study beyond the standard degree is not covered by the Scheme.

How to Apply

Visit the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme page for information on how to apply.