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The Sir Charles Bright Scholarships are awarded to people with a disability, to undertake further education at a university, TAFE or other recognised post - secondary educational institution. In memory of Sir Charles Bright, a former judge of the Supreme Court, Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, and Chairman of Minda, they were established when Sir Charles died in 1983. Malcolm Penn OAM a blind lawyer, and seen here, thought there should be some form of lasting recognition. Scholarships, each valued at $1500, are presented annually during February/March. Demand for scholarships saw major organisations invited to be involved. For many years now, the Royal society for the Blind, Guide Dogs SA/NT, Paraplegic-quadriplegic association, the Brain Foundation, SCOSA and Multiple Sclerosis Society, together with 5RPH1197AM, have all provided scholarships, designated for particular students. The Sir Charles Bright Scholarship is administered by a Board of Trustees Chaired by our Past President John Seaton.