The Destination Australia Scholarships program offers financial support to eligible tertiary education providers in Australia. These providers then grant scholarships to both domestic and international students who wish to study and live in regional areas. The application process for the 2023/2024 scholarships is now open through eligible educational institutions.
Sponsored by the Australian Government, the Destination Australia Program aims to attract and assist students from around the world to pursue their education in regional Australia. The program not only benefits the students but also helps nurture and enhance regional tertiary education providers, ensuring a high-quality learning experience.
- Scholarship Sponsor: Australian Government
- Host Institutions: Various Tertiary Institutions in Australia
- Scholarship Value: $15,000 and above
- Number of Awards: Multiple
- Study Levels: All study levels
- Eligible Nationalities: Domestic and International Students
Destination Australia Scholarships 2023 | Eligibility Criteria
Applicants, whether domestic or international students, are encouraged to apply. The scholarships are available for students pursuing a Certificate IV through to a PhD. Possessing a strong academic record will also be advantageous. Candidates must apply to study or be currently enrolled in successful tertiary education institutions for the year 2023. Specific eligibility criteria will be provided by the respective providers.
The Destination Australia Scholarships program aims to achieve the following goals:
- Enhance regional and remote Australian education institutions by supporting activities that contribute to their growth and sustainability.
- Provide students, both local and international, with the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, training, and research experience while immersing themselves in regional and remote Australia.
- Ensure that regional areas benefit from the $35 billion international education sector.
To apply for the scholarships, students can now directly submit their applications to successful tertiary education providers for the 2023/2024 academic year. A list of the successful providers offering Destination Australia Scholarships can be found on the official website.
Different calls for Destination Australia Scholarships have varying application deadlines, so applicants should take note of the specific dates provided.
For further details, and additional information, please visit the official website.