Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES) provide up to $18,000 to students undertaking study at the Certificate IV to PhD level. A further $500 is available for students who undertake a relevant internship.
Students may be studying on campus or online from six months full-time up to eight years part-time.
Applications for Round 6 of the RRES Program are open for students who commence/d study in 2022 or 2023.
The RRES program was announced in 2016 to improve access, educational opportunities and attainment for regional and remote Australians by supporting undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education and training students.
Over 5,000 students have received scholarship funding since the program's first round which commenced in late 2017.
RRES is available to students who:
- meet Australian citizenship or residency requirements
- are commencing a new course of study in an eligible year (refer Program Guidelines)
- can provide evidence of financial need
- have a permanent home address in a regional or remote area, as defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.
For more information regarding eligibility, refer to the Program Guidelines and the website of the scholarship support organisation, the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).
How to apply
Applications for Round 6 of the RRES Program are open for students who commence/d study in 2022 or 2023. For more information or to apply, please visit the QTAC website.
You can also contact QTAC at:
- Phone: 1800 290 979
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Detailed information regarding RRES, including payment, eligibility criteria, and how to apply, is outlined in the Program Guidelines.