Destination Australia Scholarships

With over $500,000 worth of scholarships available to international students, there has never been a better time to consider studying at CQUniversity Australia’s regional Rockhampton campus. With close-knit a community, a truly Australian experience with opportunities to explore iconic natural wonders plus a lower cost of living than capital cities, this study location offers students with much more than a quality education. CQUniversity encourages new students to apply and be a recipient of the Destination Australia Scholarship for the full duration of their studies. All new students will also be eligible for the International Student Scholarship – Regional which provides an additional 25% scholarship for the duration of your studies, effective from Term 2, 2020.

Scholarship Value: Up to $15 000 per year + 25% tuition fee scholarship through the International Student Scholarship – Regional.

Length of Scholarship: Full duration of your studies

Number Available: 16 scholarships were available in 2020 and have now been allocated to successful candidates.
New round of scholarships for 2021 will be announced in due course.

Opening Date: 09 December 2019

Closing Date: 31 December 2020

Study LevelUndergraduate; Postgraduate (Course work); Postgraduate (Research)
Year of StudyFuture
Study RegionRockhampton
Study ModeOn-campus
Study LoadFull time

Eligible courses

  • Bachelor
  • Masters by coursework
  • Research higher degree

Applicants will be assessed on a competitive basis as scholarships are limited as per the selection criteria.

  • Available to new to CQUniversity students
  • Attained an overall grade of at least 65% or equivalent in your most recent studies.
  • The scholarship is not transferable to other campuses.
  • You must remain enrolled at the Rockhampton campus.
  • You must maintain a valid Student Visa for the duration of your scholarship.
  • You must maintain ongoing residency in the regional area where your study is based, for the duration of the scholarship.
  • Submission of a 500 word study statement at the time of application.

For more information please complete our online enquiry form or call +61 3 9616 0606.

If you are ready to apply for a course at the Rockhampton campus, please visit the apply page for international students.

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