per annum for up to four years

Opening date

Closing date



Amount conditions

The recipient cannot hold any other scholarship.

Who is it for?

Future undergraduates, Future postgraduate coursework, International Student

Where is it available?

Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton

How is it paid?

Two payments per year of $7500 per payment, paid after Semester 1 and 2 census dates. Payments will be made for up to four years for new undergraduate students, and two years for new postgraduate by coursework students. Please note that recipients commencing online study due to COVID-19 restrictions will have payment suspended until they can resume face-to-face studies.


The Destination Australia scheme seeks to attract and support international students looking to study in regional Australia. This scholarship offers students the opportunity to experience high-quality learning in regional Australia.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an international student commencing their first year of study in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework course in Semester 1 2021, Semester 1 2022, or Semester 1 2023.
  • Be studying full-time at one of La Trobe University's regional campuses.
  • Be residing in any area other than the R1 Classification.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

  • Meet entry requirements for the course.

Recipient obligations

  • Recipients must meet all the conditions in their Letter of Offer for their course to ensure payment of the scholarship. Conditions of offer can be found in the Letter of Offer sent by admissions.
  • Recipients must be studying full-time at a regional campus in a course that is offered in its entirety at the campus. The scholarship is not transferable to other campuses.
  • Recipients must enrol in four subjects in a Semester to remain eligible for the scholarship. Recipients must maintain a residency in any area other than the R1 classification and provide evidence of residency if requested.
  • Recipients cannot hold any other University scholarship.

How to apply

  • No separate application is required. Students will automatically be assessed when applying for an eligible course.

Who to contact for further information

La Trobe International,