Available now: Scholarships to study in regional Australia

Friday 1 November 2019


Almost 1,200 scholarships are now available for international and domestic students to study in Australia’s regions following the announcement of successful tertiary providers of the Destination Australia Program.

Today, The Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education, officially announced the 35 higher education and vocational education providers who will offer these scholarships from 2020 at over 84 locations. Details of the successful providers are now available.

The $93.7 million Destination Australia program aims to attract international and domestic students to study in regional Australia. It’s also designed to develop regional tertiary education institutions and offer students a high quality learning experience without geographical restrictions.

Scholarships are available for students planning to undertake Certificate IV through to PhD qualifications.

Students who are interested in applying for a Destination Australia Scholarship can do so directly with their preferred successful provider.

The scholarships will provide eligible students with the opportunity to explore a unique life outside metropolitan cities while undertaking a world-class tertiary education.

More information about which higher education and VET providers are offering Destination Australia scholarships can be found at www.education.gov.au/destination-australia.