At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Coursework
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
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: 
Award benefits: