This Scheme is one of the suite of programmes that aim to improve quality use of medicines and culturally appropriate services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers.
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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.
In order to be eligible for this Scheme applicants must be:
Scholarships are available to students in any year of their undergraduate or graduate degree.
Note: Study at an honors level beyond the length of an undergraduate course is not covered by this Scholarship Scheme.
Reporting and Payments
A total of 3 scholarships valued at $15,000 per annum for a maximum of four years are offered annually.
Funds are paid by the Guild in monthly instalments via direct Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).