Destination Australia Scholarships for International Students

Destination Australia scholarships are an Australian Government initiative to attract and support Australian and international students to study in regional Australia at quality tertiary education providers.

Sunraysia Institute of TAFE has prestigious Destination Australia scholarships to award to new international students commencing at the Mildura campus in 2021 which are valued at up to $15,000 per year.

To be eligible for one of SuniTAFE’s Destination Australia scholarships you must:

  • be a new student to SuniTAFE
  • be a full-time student studying on campus
  • apply for, and then commence, a Certificate IV or Diploma course at SuniTAFE in 2021
  • live in the Mildura or surrounding area for the duration of the scholarship
  • ​be granted, and maintain, a student visa for the duration of the course for which the scholarship is offered
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SELECTION CRITERIA

SuniTAFE will shortlist, interview and select scholarship recipients who are eligible and meet the key selection criteria: 

  1. Academic merit – last two years of high school scores or the academic results of the highest qualification obtained (graduation or interim) and/or results from other academic studies

  2. Community service and involvement – leadership experience, extra-curricular activities, volunteering or other service to the community

ACCEPTING AND TAKING UP A DESTINATION AUSTRALIA SCHOLARSHIP

In order to accept and take up the Destination Australia Scholarship, successful applicants must:

  1. Accept the offer to study at SuniTAFE and pay the nominated tuition deposit fee

  2. Be granted a student visa for the duration of the course for which they receive the scholarship

  3. Commence studies at SuniTAFE on the course start date and maintain enrolment in that course for the duration of the scholarship

  4. Have an Australian bank account

  5. Participate in survey and evaluation processes related to the Destination Australia scholarship program

Scholarships will be deemed not taken up (not accepted) if the above conditions are not met and the scholarship will be reallocated to another eligible student.

DISBURSEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIP MONIES

Scholarship monies will be deposited directly into the recipient’s Australian bank account as per an agreed payment schedule.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AND AWARDING TIMELINE

Students, or their agents, must submit the Scholarship Application Form as well as a complete International Student Application to study at SuniTAFE commencing in 2021.

SuniTAFE will shortlist the scholarship applications and advise shortlisted candidates of the interview date.

SuniTAFE will interview shortlisted candidates by video call. 

SuniTAFE will advise successful applicants of the next steps to take up the scholarship. 

Where successful applicants do not take up their scholarship, the Destination Australia scholarship will be reallocated to another student that meets the criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Submit a complete application to study at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE  (please ensure you submit all the required documents)
  2. Lodge the International Student Scholarship Application Form to international@sunitafe.edu.au 

Download application form here.

Download information flyer here.

CONTACT US

For more information about the Destination Australia scholarships available for international students at SuniTAFE, please contact us on international@sunitafe.edu.au or phone +61 5022 3956.