Destination Australia General Studies Scholarship

The Destination Australia General Studies Scholarship is offered to attract and support domestic students to study in regional Australia.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Bi-annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $15,000

Applicable study areas

Agriculture, animal studies, food science and veterinary science

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

    • be an Australian citizen or Australian Permanent Resident or holder of a permanent Humanitarian Visa; and
    • meet the criteria for entry to the Diploma in General Studies; and
    • enrol full-time in your course; and
    • reside in a regional area (Dookie Campus) for the duration of the course

    Selection criteria

    Selection is based on Academic merit.

    Preference will be given to:

    1. applicants who are Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander;
    2. applicants from a disadvantaged financial background and a rural background;
    3. applicants from a disadvantaged financial background;
    4. applicants from a rural background.
  • Application process

    Students will be automatically considered for this award. No application will be required.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    January and February 2022

What are the benefits?

These scholarships provide students in the Diploma in General Studies course with the opportunity to experience exceptional learning in a regional area of Australia.

An allowance of $15,000* per year (paid in half-yearly installments) will be provided to recipients to assist with study costs.

*up to $22,500 for students entering the extended program

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The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.