Destination Australia

Destination Australia funds eligible tertiary education providers to offer scholarships to domestic and international students to study and live in regional Australia.

The Program

Destination Australia funds eligible tertiary education providers to offer scholarships to domestic and international students to study and live in regional Australia.

The Destination Australia Program:

  • Supports regional and remote Australian tertiary education providers by promoting activities that contribute to growth and sustainability
  • Offers students from Australia and overseas the opportunity to undertake high quality education, training and research, and to experience life in regional and remote Australia
  • Ensures regions share in the social, cultural and economic benefits that international students bring.

Round 3 of the program had scholarship funding of $15,000 per year available for approximately 380 domestic and international students commencing their studies in 2022.

Details for future funding rounds will be included here when available.

A list of successful providers for 2022 is available.

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Information for education providers: Destination Australia Program

The Destination Australia Program defines a regional location as any area outside of Major Cities of Australia, in line with the Australian Bureau of Statistics' Australian Statistical Geography Standard Remoteness Structure.

The Destination Australia: Round 3 Program Guidelines set out eligibility, application and other requirements for the grant round. 

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How do students apply for a scholarship?

Students apply for scholarships directly with successful education providers.

 

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