Destination Australia Scholarship (Doctor of Philosophy)
Destination Australia is an Australian Government funded scholarship program designed to support a domestic or international student to study in regional Australia. The Destination Australia Scholarship (Doctor of Philosophy) is open to new full-time students commencing in a Doctor of Philosophy degree at CQUniversity Cairns campus. Our regional campuses like Cairns, don’t only offer a great quality education, they also offer the companionship of a close-knit community and opportunities to explore iconic natural wonders coupled with a lower cost of living.
Scholarship Value: $30,000 per annum
Length of Scholarship: Up to 3 (three) years
Number Available: 2
Opening Date: 20 January 2020
Closing Date: 30 June 2020
|Study Level||Postgraduate (Research)|
|Year of Study||Future/First Year; First Year|
|Citizenship||Australian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; International; New Zealand Citizen|
|Study Load||Full time|
To be eligible for a Destination Australia Scholarship (Doctor of Philosophy) an applicant must:
- be a new full-time internal domestic or international Doctor of Philosophy applicant
- be commencing in a Doctor of Philosophy degree at CQUniversity Cairns campus.
- Career goals and how the scholarship will assist you in achieving your educational objectives
- Extracurricular activities - especially community and volunteering activities and demonstration of leadership
- Life experiences
Domestic students who are awarded a Destination Australia Scholarship (Doctor of Philosophy) will also be offered an RTP Fees Offset Scholarship, which fully extinguishes the candidate's tuition liability for the period of the Offset Scholarship. A separate application for an RTP Fees Offset Scholarship is not required.
- Completed online Application for Admission (Doctor of Philosophy) submission
- Evidence of academic achievements or unofficial transcript
- Study Statement (in 500 words or less)
To view further information about the Doctor of Philosophy and to submit your application for admission to be considered for this scholarship, please see the course directory.
The Destination Australia Program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education to offer students from Australia and overseas the opportunity to undertake high quality education, training and research in, and to experience regional and rural Australia.