The Australian Government has announced a new scholarship program to attract international as well as domestic students to study in regional areas of Australia. The applications have been opened up for the Destination Australia scholarship program in Australia. The main aim of this scholarship program is to support all those international students who wish to study in regional areas of Australia. Moreover, Australia is also aiming to further strengthen its position in the international education market and meet the migration needs of rural Australian regions.
Key objectives of this program are:
Approximately 4,000 scholarships worth $15,000 are expected to be awarded for the four years program every year so that international students can study at regional universities in Australia.
The Minister for Education, Mr. Dan Tehan MP has also announced the names of 35 higher education providers and vocational education providers who will be offering these scholarships from the onset of 2020 at around 84 different locations.
All the interested students who wish to apply for a Destination Australia Scholarship can directly contact the provider. All the students who apply under the scholarship program must maintain their residency in designated regional Australia in order to be eligible to start their study program in the upcoming academic year 2020.
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