NACCHO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacist Scholarship


Applications are open to those who:

  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • are enrolled (or accepted for enrolment) as a student at an Australian university in an undergraduate pharmacy program that leads to a qualification as a pharmacist or postgraduate pharmacy program

Program Support

The scholarship will be paid in two instalments of $5,000. To receive the payments, recipient must show evidence of ongoing enrolment past the university census date. For part-time students, payment will be made on a pro-rata rate.

Support and mentorship for successful recipients is included throughout the Scholarship Program.

NACCHO has established a Selection Panel consisting of several Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health professionals and representatives, including pharmacists, with sector knowledge. The Panel, in consultation with the recipients, will consider the most appropriate type of mentorship, including the frequency and modes of contact.

Application Process

Applications are currently closed.

If you had hoped to apply, but didn’t get the application in on time, feel free to contact NACCHO on 02 6246 9304 or