Destination Australia Scholarships - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Destination Australia Scholarships

Applications are now closed for Semester 1, 2020. Applications closed Sunday, 19 January 2020.

Selections will be held in January/February with all applicants being notified of the outcome of their application by Friday 28 February 2020.

Destination Australia is a scholarship program funded by the Australian Government to support students to study in regional Australia.

These scholarships are open to all new full-time students starting one of the following degrees offered in full at USC Gympie or USC Fraser Coast:

The scholarships are valued at up to $15,000 per year for the normal duration of your degree.

The money can be used to help cover the costs of studying at uni, including things like tuition fees, textbooks, or costs associated with placements, internships or study-related travel.

To apply, fill out and submit the Destination Australia Scholarship Application Form by Sunday 19 January 2020.

Note: This application is for domestic students only.

  • commencing full-time study at USC Fraser Coast or USC Gympie
  • maintain ongoing residency in a regional area
  • enrolled in full program in one of the following qualifications:
    • Diploma in Business Innovation
    • Bachelor of Nursing Science
    • Bachelor of Animal Ecology
    • Bachelor of Primary Education
    • Bachelor of Social Work
Selection criteria
Applicants must submit the Destination Australia Scholarship Application Form, which must include the following:
  • a personal statement demonstrating commitment to studying and supporting the regional community in which you will be studying;
  • evidence of academic merit (examples may include transcripts, awards, and commendations – please refer to the Supporting documentation web page for further information); and
  • other supporting documentation as evidence of any equity considerations, if applicable.
Eligible programs
Diploma in Business Innovation, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Animal Ecology, Bachelor of Primary Education, Bachelor of Social Work
Number available

Up to A$15,000 per year