Destination Australia Program (DAP)

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Destination Australia - an Australian Government InitiativeThe University of New England has been selected by the Commonwealth Government as one of the tertiary education institutions that will award a number of the new Destination Australia Program (DAP) scholarships for commencement in the 2020 academic year. UNE welcomes the opportunity to provide DAP scholarship support to new domestic and international students interested in undertaking study at Australia’s oldest regional university, located in the scenic New England region in northern NSW, with seven residential colleges at its main Armidale campus.

UNE has a long and strong record of world class research in numerous fields.  In ERA 2018, UNE gained a top 5-star rating of ‘Well above world standard’, for 15 specific research fields including: Agriculture, Land & Farm Management; Animal Production; Ecology; Environmental Science & Management; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics; Geology; Macromolecular & Materials Chemistry; Pure Mathematics; Soil Sciences; Zoology; and Psychology. UNE was rated the second top 4-star category of ‘Above World Standard’, or 3-star for ‘World Standard’, for another 12 specific research fields.

The Destination Australia Program Scholarship amounts to AU$15,000 tax free per annum. For further information, please see the scholarship Terms and Conditions.

Please note, to be eligible for this scholarship students need to have applied for admission but not yet be enrolled in their degree. 

This round is for students wishing to enrol in the Faculties of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law (SABL) and Medicine and Health (M&H) only. We are unable to accept applications for Humanities, Arts, Social Science and Education (HASSE) for this round.

Bachelor and Postgraduate Coursework students can apply for this scholarship also (conditions apply). To do so, please visit the Scholarships, Prizes and Awards webpage.

How to Apply

Applicants must meet UNE’s admission requirements for a HDR degree. Applicants must submit a candidature application if they wish to apply for a scholarship. For more information on submitting a candidature application please see our how to apply/enrol webpage.

To apply for the scholarship please review the guidelines and complete the application form:

Scholarship and candidature applications can be submitted through AskUNE.

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