The objective of this Australian wide Australian Rotary Health program is to assist indigenous students undertake a course in a range of health-related professions. To be eligible the student must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin and undertaking and enrolled in an appropriate approved medical or heath related degree. In the selection criteria preference is given to those who have completed successfully at least the first year of tertiary education. In each year there are approximately 80 scholarships are awarded. The scholarship is $5,000 per year.
Applecross Rotary supported a Scholarship in 2017and has committed to a further $1,500 for 2018 which will support Monique Lucas who is in the final year of a medical degree at the University of Western Australia.