University of Queensland Destination Australia Scholarship for International students


The University of Queensland is pleased to offer Destination Australia Scholarship for suitably qualified international Students who wish to enroll in a degree program at the University. This scholarship award is available for international students enrolling for full-time studies at the University.

This scholarship awards focuses on academic excellence, experiences and employability. The program covers the maximum duration of four (4) years, applicable to undergraduate and post-graduate students.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Queensland, Australia

Scholarship Type: Academic Award

Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia

Scholarship Worth: Up to AUD $15,000 per year of study

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Nationality:  International Students


University of Queensland Destination Australia Scholarship | Details

The Destination Australia scholarship is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education. It aligns with the National Strategy for International Education 2025.

The scholarship’s objective is to:

  • Attract and support study in regional Australia
  • Grow and develop regional Australian tertiary education providers
  • Offer students a high-quality learning experience.

The University of Queensland Destination Australia Scholarship has the following programs of study starting in 2022 academic session: Bachelor of Agricultural Science;Bachelor of Equine Science; Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours); Bachelor of Veterinary Technology; Bachelor of Wildlife Science; Master of Agribusiness;Master of Agricultural Science; Master of Animal Science.

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants seeking for University of Queensland Destination Australia Scholarship are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants must be an international student
  • Must hold a student visa for the scholarship’s duration
  • Applicants must be a new UQ student
  • Must be UQ alumni commencing a different program (for example, Master’s after completing a Bachelor’s degree)
  • Must have a full offer to study an eligible program delivered entirely at the UQ Gatton campus in 2022.
  • Applicants must be willing to study full-time via Internal study mode at UQ’s Gatton campus for the scholarship’s duration
  • Must reside in a regional area of Australia for the scholarship’s duration as defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard Remoteness Structure 2016 (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply:  To be considered for University of Queensland Destination Australia Scholarship, applicants are expected to complete the online application form for the scholarship program.

You are also expected to submit:

  • A personal statement (limit 300 words)

Application Deadline: January 16, 2022

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