Destination Australia Scholarships

  • Location Ballarat; Gippsland
  • Annual value $15,000
  • Open date 23/12/2019
  • Close date 31/01/2020
  • Study sector Higher education; TAFE
  • Study level Certificate; Diploma; Bachelor; Honours; Postgraduate; Higher Degree by Research
  • Student type Domestic; International
  • Student status New / commencing
  • Scholarships available 56

Destination Australia Scholarships are funded by the Commonwealth Government, and are designed to attract and support students who choose to live and study in regional communities. Both international and domestic students are eligible to apply for one of these scholarships.

Please note that Destination Australia Scholarships for Semester 1 2020 have now closed.

For more information visit Destination Australia website.

Award value

$15,000 per year, paid in two instalments of $7,500

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for a Destination Australia scholarship you must be:

  • Living in a regional area on an ongoing basis throughout your course
  • A new student at Federation University (Commencing in Semester 1, 2020)
  • Enrolled at a regional campus of Federation University (Ballarat, Gippsland or Wimmera)
  • Enrolled in a course that is fully-delivered in face-to-face mode at a regional campus
  • Studying at a qualification level from Certificate 4 to PhD
  • In possession of a valid student visa (if an international student)

Level of study

  • Certificate IV
  • Accredited diploma
  • Advanced diploma or associate degree
  • Bachelor degree
  • Bachelors honours degree
  • Graduate certificate or graduate diploma
  • Masters or doctoral degrees

Enrolment type

Full-time, on-campus

Assessment criteria

Applications will be assessed based on both the above eligibility criteria, and on criteria which may differ based on the level of study of applicants. Full assessment criteria will be provided once scholarships open for applications.

How to apply

Applications have now closed.