Destination Australia

Higher education and vocational education providers with a campus in regional Australia may be eligible to apply for a scholarship of up to to $15,000 per year for students to study at that campus from 2021.

Over $17 million in grants is available under 2021 to support scholarships for up to four years $4-24 million per year for four years) announced by the Hon Dan Tehan Minister for Education on 12 May 2020.

In 2021, the program will help regional and remote Australian education providers and communities to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, brining students and economic activity to the local area.

Education providers apply for a scholarship through a competitive grants process. The Community Grants Hub manages the Destination Australia 2021 grant round. The online application form must be completed and submitted electronically.

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​.

Where can I find further information?

More information is available on the Destination Australia page​.

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