Destination Australia Scholarship (Doctor of Philosophy)

$30,000 per annum
Up to 3 (three) years
January 18, 2021
July 1, 2021
Destination Australia is an Australian Government funded scholarship program designed to support a domestic 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 Rockhampton campus. Our regional campuses like Rockhampton, 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.

To be eligible for a Destination Australia Scholarship (Doctor of Philosophy) an applicant must:

  • be a new full-time internal domestic Doctor of Philosophy applicant
  • be new to CQUniversity
  • be commencing in a Doctor of Philosophy degree at CQUniversity Rockhampton campus.
To be considered for the Destination Australia Scholarship (Doctor of Philosophy), please provide a written submission (in 500 words or less) with your online application for admission addressing the following:
  • 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
In addition to the eligibility criteria, successful applicants must maintain residence and internal enrolment at the Rockhampton campus for the duration of their degree.
Applications must include all necessary supporting documents with their online Application for Admission. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:
  • Completed online Application for Admission (Doctor of Philosophy) submission
  • Evidence of academic achievements or unofficial transcript
  • Study Statement (in 500 words or less)
  • Resume

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.

A selection panel, consisting of representatives from CQUniversity will determine the successful applicant. A scholarship will only be offered where there is an applicant/s of sufficient merit. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications as soon as possible after the selection panel meets.

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.