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. The PHMSS 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.
Funding is provided for the normal duration of the course.
The PHMSS 2020 scholarship round will open for application Tuesday 1 October 2019, closing Sunday 4 November 2019.
Students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent who are enrolled in or intending to enrol in an entry level or graduate entry level health related course. Applicants must intend to study in the academic year that the scholarship is offered.