At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Coursework
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens

The STME scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to university students who are vision impaired or blind, who are working toward a sustainable and rewarding career in their chosen field.

Award value:
$2,000 (approximate)
Up to four scholarships awarded each year
Duration: 
1 year
Applications close: 
30 November 2016
  • Eligibility

    Applicant must be diagnosed with a permanent vision condition that can not be corrected and meets at least one of the following:

    • Visual acuity of 6/60 or less in at least one eye.
    • Visual field of less than 20 degrees.
    • Vision loss severely affecting daily life.

    Applicant must be enrolled in a recognised Australian University in an undergraduate or postgraduate program and be continuing the course for at least one year from application.

    Applicant must be registered with STME.

    Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

Number awarded per year: 
4
Award benefits: 
Money