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Every year, over 2,500 students benefit from our grants and scholarships.

Scholarships or Grants are available not only for high achieving students, but also for students in need, regional students or those who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. Along with this, UniSA partners with the Country Education Foundation of Australia (CEF) to help provide financial assistance for rural and regional students and university experience programs for school students in regional communities.

Destination Australia scholarships

The Destination Australia scholarship encourages students from outside the Whyalla region to complete their study at one of the regional campuses. It is offered to commencing undergraduate students studying Nursing, Social Work, Early Childhood Education or Primary Education.

The scholarship is available to students who reside in the Whyalla region, who are enrolled full-time and commencing a designated undergraduate degree for the first time in 2020.

The scholarship is valued at $15,000 per year, up to a total maximum value of $60,000 which means students could choose to have their university fees and living costs paid for!

Applications for the Destination Australia scholarship close on the 2nd of February, 2020.

For more details visit: unisa.edu.au/destination-australia-scholarship

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program

The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program improves access to and completion of tertiary education courses.
The scholarships are open to students from regional and remote areas in Australia.

The program aims to:
• increase the number of students entering tertiary education
• increase the number of students able to undertake their preferred course of study, irrespective of their location
• increase program participants' rate of course completion relative to their peers.

The Program will support up to 1100 undergraduate, postgraduate and Vocational Education and Training (VET) students to undertake a tertiary course, open to all fields of study the scholarships are for Certificate IV to PhD courses.

Scholarship recipients may receive total scholarship funding up to $18,000, based on course length and type of study or training. A further $500 is available to scholarship recipients to support an internship. Visit the Benefits page for more information.

The minimum duration a scholarship can support is six months full-time and the maximum is four years full-time (or part-time equivalent).

If you have any questions about the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program, call 1800 290 979 or contact QTAC directly.

Bendigo Bank Whyalla Study Support Grant

The Bendigo Bank Whyalla Study Support Grant will be awarded to a commencing full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of South Australia Whyalla Campus. Eligible applicants must have graduated from the UniSA College Foundation Studies program. Value: $1,000.

Eddie Hughes Regional Education Grant

The Eddie Hughes Regional Education Grant is available to students enrolled full-time in any program at the University of South Australia's Whyalla campus. Value: up to $1,000.

Whyalla Regional Manager's Study Support Grant

The Whyalla Regional Manager's Study Support Grant is available to students enrolled full-time in any year of an undergraduate or enabling program at the Whyalla Campus. Where possible the grants will be distributed to students representing the various programs available at Whyalla Campus. Applications from students who are required to travel from across the region to attend the Whyalla campus for their courses will be considered favourably. Students experiencing other financial or educational challenges are also invited to apply.

Scholarships

Information about other scholarship opportunities for Whyalla students is available from UniSA's main scholarships page

Contact

Heidi Freeman
UniSA Regional - Whyalla
Phone: +61 8 8302 6049
Email: Heidi.Freeman@unisa.edu.au