Scholarships

A wide range of scholarships are available to Indigenous students to assist with the cost of their studies.

The AMA Indigenous Medical Scholarship Trust Fund was established in 1994 with a contribution from the Australian Government.

The Australian Rotary Health Indigenous Health Scholarship has the following objectives:

Each year the ANU Medical School may offer the John James Foundation Scholarship with the aim of assisting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to undertake the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) program at the ANU Medical School.

Each year the ANU Medical School may offer an award known as the National Indigenous Scholarship for Medicine with the aim of assisting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to undertake the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) program at the ANU Medical School.

Successful applicants receive a scholarship of $30,000 during their degree. In return, they agree to undertake two of the first three years of their hospital training in an eligible NSW rural hospital. Cadets receive a relocation grant when moving to a rural location.

The ANU Medical School may award a scholarship to be known as the Peter Sharp Indigenous Medicine Scholarship. The Scholarship is to assist an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student in undertaking the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) program at the ANU Medical School.  

The Peter Sharp Scholarship Program supports ANU medical students enrolled in the Indigenous health stream throughout their studies.

The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is designed to encourage and assist Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce.