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 purpose of this scholarship is to assist Indigenous students to undertake the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) program at the ANU Medical School.

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

Each year the ANU Medical School may award a scholarship to be known as the John James Foundation Scholarship. The Scholarship is to assist Indigenous students to undertake the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) program at the ANU Medical School. Duration 4 years

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.

Each year the ANU Medical School may award a scholarship to be known as the Peter Sharp Indigenous Medicine Scholarship. The Scholarship is to assist a 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.