Support: Rural

Curtin Sir William Tyree Scholarship in Engineering

The Tyree Foundation has established scholarships for engineering students across all Australian States. The scholarships are for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds, to provide them support throughout their four-year course of study.

JCU QCoal Foundation Scholarship

QCoal Foundation is committed to building resilient regional and remote Queensland communities. The Foundation focuses on supporting community-led initiatives in the areas of liveability, health and education. This scholarship will support an undergraduate student through three years of study.

Macquarie University Campus Accommodation Scholarship

The Macquarie University Campus Accommodation Costs Scholarship is an undergraduate equity/access scholarship awarded to students in financial need who have relocated to study at Macquarie University from a regional or remote area.

Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme

The Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme provides financial support to students from rural and remote communities to undertake undergraduate or postgraduate studies in pharmacy at university. Scholarship holders are encouraged to seek employment in rural and remote areas following graduation.

Macquarie Vinva Scholar Award

The aim of the Vinva Scholar Award is to fund scholars based on excellence and equity, supporting students who have the potential to make a positive impact in the future. The scholarships will be targeted at new students studying Science, Engineering, IT and Business degrees.

UOW Transforming Futures Scholarships

These scholarships recognise the capacity in all students and seek to provide support to ensure students can participate in, and make the most of their higher education.

UNSW Engineering Rural Scholarships Program

The Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarships Program aims to assist high achieving students from rural or isolated areas commencing studies in the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW.

TAFE Queensland Scholarships

Achieve your career goals with the help of a TAFE Queensland Scholarship. Merit scholarships are awarded to students who have achieved outstanding academic merit or demonstrate strong work performance along with the demonstrable desire to secure ongoing employment in the industry in which they have applied for the scholarship. Access and equity scholarships provide equitable …

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Curtin | StepUp to Curtin

Benefits   StepUp to Curtin grants an adjustment factor of additional ATAR points to help you qualify for admission into your preferred Curtin course. There are two StepUp to Curtin access schemes: StepUp Entry If your ATAR is between 60 and 69.95, StepUp Entry adjusts your selection rank to 70. This means you’ll be eligible …

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ABCN Accelerate Scholarship Program

The ABCN Accelerate Scholarship program is a three-year program that targets exceptional students who are facing economic, family or social challenges that impact on their study or capacity to achieve their desired tertiary pathways.

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP)

The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP) supports access to tertiary education for people from regional and remote areas of Australia studying any discipline, from Certificate IV to PhD level with an eligible higher education provider or vocational education and training institution. Scholarship recipients can choose any mode of study – face-to-face or online/by …

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Curtin UCAT ANZ Scholarship

The UCAT ANZ Scholarship has been developed by Curtin University to encourage and support Western Australian students who are travelling from a rural or remote area to complete the UCAT ANZ in 2021.

Creative Arts Scholarships

The Creative Arts Scholarships help eligible students in regional and remote areas of Australia access a Bachelor level degree in creative arts. The scholarships also give students, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, more opportunities towards a career in Australia’s vibrant creative arts industry.

University of Adelaide Hilda and Sandy Anderson Scholarship

The Scholarship supports undergraduate students commencing a program of study in the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences or Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide.

ECU Dorothea Swift Nursing Scholarship

The Dorothea Swift Nursing scholarships are targeted at nursing students commencing their first semester of study in the ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing) for 2021.

Swinburne Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship

Malcolm Styles is a Swinburne engineering graduate who has forged a successful career in local government engineering. The Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship aims to support a regional or rural-based (preferably) engineering student studying in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) with an interest in local government.

UOW Equity Scholarships (Future Students)

UOW Equity Scholarships are available for students who are experiencing financial disadvantage and other educational disadvantages, because we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to succeed in higher education.

Macquarie ISSP Commonwealth Assistance Scholarship

The ISSP Commonwealth Assistance Scholarship is funded by the Commonwealth Government. It assists Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students relocating from regional or rural areas with demonstrated financial hardship to meet the costs associated with accessing higher education.

Bedford College Scholarships

In 2021, Bedford College will be offering five $5000 scholarships toward tuition. Our scholarships are designed to give students opportunities they might not otherwise have. We recognise that every student is different and all shine in their own way. We see significant academic achievement as an indicator of a potential scholarship candidate but also recognise …

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University of Adelaide Augustus Short Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of donors, the Augustus Short Scholarships are available to students of high academic merit who come from rural or remote areas, challenging financial circumstances or another disadvantage.

TAFE NSW Destination Australia Scholarship

Destination Australia Scholarships are funded by the Commonwealth Government, and are designed to attract and support students who choose to live and study in regional communities.

UC Accommodation Scholarships

Awarded to first year financially disadvantaged students who are residing in any campus accommodation at Bruce campus.

UON Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship

These Commonwealth-funded scholarships aim to support Indigenous students who are relocating from a remote or regional area to study with University of Newcastle.

USQ Residential College Scholarship

In Semester 1 2021, USQ will award a number of Residential College Scholarships to support students residing at USQ Residential Colleges in Toowoomba either commencing or continuing an undergraduate program.

Griffith The Mario Bortolanza Regional Scholarship

The Mario Bortolanza Regional Scholarship is to support a student from regional, rural and remote Queensland, commencing an undergraduate music degree at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU).

Playford Trust Regional Science & Engineering Scholarships

The Playford Trust seeks to support outstanding students from regional South Australia who intend to enrol as undergraduates to study science, engineering, mathematics or technology subjects at one of the State’s three universities.

Iglu Regional Scholarship

The Iglu Regional Scholarship enables eligible students from regional Australia to live at any Iglu property in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne while they are undertaking an undergraduate degree at an Iglu partner university.

Griffith Art in Bark Bursary

The Art in Bark Bursary is to support a student beginning their Fine Art studies at QCA with high aptitude for art (assessed through a folio of work), who is aspiring to make a career in Fine Arts, and who is coming to study at QCA from a regional or remote area of Queensland.

UON Betty Josephine Fyffe Rural Equity Scholarships

Betty leaves this legacy as her way of trying to improve the education of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in training with hope that some will return to the country areas to practice their profession.

CSU Foundation Rural Relief Scholarship

The Charles Sturt University Foundation, through generous donations provided by individuals, companies and organisations, are offering six scholarships to students from farming families or rural communities whose ability to attend or complete university is being impacted by ongoing drought conditions.

CSU The Inland Rail Scholarships

The Inland Rail Scholarships Program, established by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC), aims to provide education opportunities for regional students considering studying at Charles Sturt University.

UWA Ted Maslen Scholarship

Dr Ted Maslen, BSc, DPhil, FAA and former Head of the Department of Physics at The University of Western Australia donated funds to the University to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist a student from a regional and remote area of Western Australia to commence a Bachelor of Science at the University.

UWA Great Southern Science Scholarship

The Great Southern Development Commission donates funds annually to encourage and assist meritorious students from outside the Albany region to commence a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) undergraduate degree course at the UWA Albany Centre.

UTAS Relocation Bursary for Rural Pathway Medicine

These relocation bursaries are provided by the College of Health and Medicine to assist students commencing first year Medicine in 2021 who are from rural and remote areas of Tasmania with some of the costs of relocating to Hobart.

NIDA The YouTube Scholarship

One scholarship will be awarded to a student from a background which has historically been underrepresented on screen and stage. First Nations and People of Colour, people with a disability, from remote and regional areas or experiencing barriers to access are especially encouraged to apply.

USC L & R Foundation Scholarship

The L & R Foundation, established by Leanne Muller and Robert Hubbard, seeks to support tertiary education for regional students who demonstrate academic potential but face financial and other barriers to completing a degree.

USC Tim Fairfax Regional Scholarship

The Tim Fairfax Regional Scholarships were established in 2008 by Mr Tim Fairfax to support students who must move away from their home residence in a regional or remote area to undertake their university studies.

UOW George Alexander Foundation Scholarship

This Scholarship Program aims to support 2021 commencing students who demonstrate strong academic merit, community involvement, and leadership potential to undertake an undergraduate degree at the University of Wollongong (UOW).

Aspiring Teacher Grant

If you have decided to become a teacher, our Aspiring Teacher Grants will help you to get started.

UTAS Harry and Nancy Frederiksen Scholarship

A scholarship has been endowed by the late Mrs Nancy Frederiksen, a long-time resident of Burnie, in memory of her late husband Harry. The award aims to provide opportunities to students with academic potential from the North-West and West coast of Tasmania to study at the University of Tasmania.

UTAS Destination Australia Scholarship (for Domestic Students)

The objective of the grant opportunity is to attract and support international and domestic students to study in regional Australia, to grow and develop regional Australian tertiary providers and offer students a quality learning experience. The University of Tasmania is proud to be a provider under the Destination Australia Scholarship Program and welcomes students to …

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UTAS Deloraine Apex Club Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by Deloraine Apex Club, a part of Apex Australia, which is a vibrant and energetic volunteer service organisation focused on harnessing the ideas, ideals and intelligence of younger Australians aged 18 to 45.

Curtin Rural WA Medical School Scholarship

The Curtin Rural WA Medical School Scholarship has been developed by Curtin University to support students who are required to relocate from a regional or remote area of Western Australia to undertake the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at Curtin University and are experiencing financial hardship.

UniSA Rural Reconnect Relocation Scholarship

These scholarships will assist students from rural and isolated areas to fund their relocation costs associated with moving to the city in order to pursue full-time undergraduate study.

Deakin Destination Australia Scholarship

Interested in studying at a forward-looking institution, on a regional campus which offers state of the art facilities and a friendly, close-knit community? The Australian Government and Deakin University have joined together to offer the Destination Australia Scholarships.

Griffith The George Alexander Foundation Scholarship

The objective of the George Alexander Foundation Scholarships is to assist with costs associated with accommodation fees for students who can demonstrate academic merit and the capacity to achieve their full potential while studying at Griffith University.

CQUni Regional Journalism Scholarship

A scholarship to provide recognition and financial assistance to five remote or regional students who aspire to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to operate effectively as journalists in the contemporary news media industry.

Curtin Harry Perkins Memorial Scholarship

The Harry Perkins Memorial Scholarship has been developed by Curtin University to support students who are required to relocate from a regional or remote area to commence an undergraduate degree at Curtin University, who are from a low socio-economic background and are experiencing financial hardship.

Murdoch George Alexander Foundation Scholarship

The George Alexander Foundation’s main point of focus is supporting access to education for promising young people, particularly those from rural and remote areas. Their aim is to help overcome barriers and make it possible for talented students to achieve their potential and go on to contribute to the Australian community.

UWA Horace Brown Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist a student who is from a regional or remote area of Australia, and who will be the first in their family to attend university, to pursue a bachelor’s degree at the University.

La Trobe Inland Rail Scholarship

Australian Rail Track Corporation Ltd (ARTC) – Inland Rail (IR) values regional sustainability through investing in regional communities, people and formal qualifications. This will help build a future workforce and support regional sustainability and skills development. ARTC IR are offering two scholarships.

Deakin Barwon Water Scholarship

If you’re studying in the first year of your undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines: engineering, commerce, finance, information technology, public relations, journalism or human resource management, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship.

Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship

The Cec Spence Memorial UNE Country Scholarship recognises the generosity and commitment that Cec Spence demonstrated during this lifetime in supporting students attending UNE.

Macquarie Accommodation Scholarship (MAS)

The Macquarie Accommodation Scholarship is designed to support regional or rural recipients whose opportunities to study at university may have been hampered by situations out of their control.

UNE William McIlrath Rural Scholarship

The William McIlrath Rural Scholarship is established to encourage and assist rural and regional students to undertake a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of New England.

Deakin University Community Bank Relocation Scholarship

If you are commencing study in an undergraduate bachelor degree and you have to relocate from a rural or regional home location, you are invited to apply for the Deakin University Community Bank Relocation scholarship.

USYD Aboud Scholarship

This scholarship supports residents of rural areas or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undergoing financial hardship.

ECU Equity Scholarship

The ECU Equity Scholarships are intended to assist future and current undergraduate students from designated equity groups, with the costs associated with University study.

UWA Alumni Fund Inspire Scholarship

To assist and encourage eligible students from regional and remote areas of Western Australia to commence and undertake an undergraduate degree course at the University. Awardees will be guaranteed a place at University Hall.

UniSA Don Hawke Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established via a personal gift from the late Jean Pearce to support commencing students from a financially disadvantaged and rural or isolated background in South Australia including Whyalla and Mt Gambier.

CQUniCares DGH Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to a deserving first or second year Engineering student in the Mackay region majoring in either electrical, mechanical or mechatronics.

CQUniCares Costa Avocado Scholarship

This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to a full-time first year Bachelor of Agriculture student. The selected Scholars will have the opportunity to work at Costa Group during their studies (paid work experience/vacation employment).

USQ Felicity Purcell Nursing Bursary

This bursary promotes the very best traditions of nursing’s ethos of care for others, as embodied by Felicity Purcell. Specifically, it provides financial assistance to a nursing student who, like Felicity, comes from a rural or remote background.

ACU Francis Carroll Scholarship

Established by public appeal in 2006, in honour of Archbishop Francis Carroll’s contribution to the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, on the occasion of his retirement as Archbishop.

UNSW William McIlrath Rural Scholarship

The William McIlrath Rural Scholarship was established to encourage and assist rural students from NSW to undertake a full-time undergraduate program in the following UNSW Faculties: Science, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Built Environment and the UNSW Business School.

UWA Mary Dillon Inspire Scholarship

Mary Dillon has bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia to provide an accommodation scholarship to assist and encourage eligible students from regional and remote areas of Western Australia to commence and undertake an undergraduate degree course at the University.

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