Sir Charles Bright Scholarship Trust


The Sir Charles Bright Scholarship was established in 1985 in memory

of Sir Charles Bright, a former judge of the Supreme Court and a man

who did much in this public duties and in his private life for the

disabled and disadvantaged in our community.


The Scholarships are awarded to disabled persons undertaking post

secondary education, whether at University, Technical and Further

Education or other recognised post secondary educational institutions.

Scholarships of $1,500 are presented annually in February/March.


The Sir Charles Bright Scholarship is administered by a Board of Trustees.


It receives support from the Royal Society for the Blind, Guide Dogs SA/NT,

PARAQUAD SA, Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Brain Foundation, Vision Australia (5RPH 1197AM) Adelaide ,

Arts SA and the Dept. of Employment, Training and Further Education,

Rotary and Lions Clubs and Private Donors.


Click here to download a pdf version of the application form

Click here to download a Word version of the application form.


Please read carefully


 Successful applicants are required to sign an undertaking to provide a progress report.

Please advise the Chairperson should you decide not to continue your course in the year of the scholarship as a refund of the appropriate part of the scholarship would be anticipated.

Hand written applications will not be accepted.

The Trustees require 6 copies of any hard copy application made by mail.

Only one (1) copy of an electronic application need be provided.

Please have someone check the application before you submit it.

In 2016, 13 scholarships were presented.

 Please submit an application if you think you qualify and let the Trustees decide.

To submit your application, when completed, please email one copy this form to:

Applications for 2017 are now closed.