Destination Australia Scholarship for International Students 2022 (Opening Soon)

Applications for Destination Australia Scholarship commencing in Semester 2, 2022 will open soon.

If you’ve been dreaming of studying abroad in Australia, this is an opportunity for you. The government of Australia is offering scholarships to international students to study in the country.

To apply successfully for this award, read through and learn about the eligibility criteria and other application requirements.

About Destination Australia Scholarship

The Destination Australia scholarship is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education. It aligns with the National Strategy for International Education 2025. 

The scholarship’s objective is to:

  • attract and support study in regional Australia
  • grow and develop regional Australian tertiary education providers
  • offer students a high-quality learning experience.

Award Value

Up to AUD $15,000 per year of study

Destination Australia Scholarship- Eligibility Ceriteria

To apply for ts scholarship, you must meet the following criteria;

  • are an international student
  • hold a student visa for the scholarship’s duration
  • are a new UQ student
  • are UQ alumni commencing a different program (for example, Master’s after completing a Bachelor’s degree)
  • have a full offer to study an eligible program delivered entirely at the UQ Gatton campus in 2022 (you don’t need to accept your full offer by the scholarship application deadline).

And you:

Eligibe Courses

And you’re starting any of the below programs in 2022:

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Equine Science
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Technology
  • Bachelor of Wildlife Science
  • Master of Agribusiness (#24)
  • Master of Agribusiness (#32)
  • Master of Agricultural Science (#24)
  • Master of Agricultural Science (#32)
  • Master of Animal Science (#24)
  • Master of Animal Science (#32)

Dual degrees with the Bachelor of Agribusiness and Master of Agricultural Science (Plant Protection Major) are not eligible because they are not delivered full-time at UQ Gatton.

Selection Criteria

  • eligibility under the program guidelines
  • academic merit
  • your personal statement

UQ values diversity and inclusion and may consider this when we review your application.

How Long will the Program Last?

For the program’s duration (maximum 4 years)

How to Apply for Destination Australia Scholarship:

Complete the online application form. 

You will need to submit:

  • a personal statement (limit 300 words)

Learn the tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

For more information, Visit Award Webpage

Application Deadline

Applications for Destination Australia Scholarship commencing in Semester 2, 2022 will open soon. Please visit the UQ Destination Australia Scholarships page for updates.







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