JCU Destination Australia International Awards, 2021


Intending to support the education of brilliant students in Australia, James Cook University and Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment are providing the Destination Australia international awards. The educational award is open for the academic session 2021/2022.

The basic objective of the Destination Australia international awards is to acknowledge and welcome international and home students who wish to study in James Cook University in Australia.


James Cook University is also known as Queensland’s second-oldest University. James Cook University provides undergraduates and postgraduate courses to international students. It is a public university located in the North Queensland of Australia.

Why you should study at James Cook University? The institution offers online, short-term, pathway courses to undergraduates and postgraduates students. JCU is an amazing place that engages with a broad variety of organizations for eligible students.

Application Deadline: Application Closes 5 February 2021

Scholarship Description:

  • Institution: James Cook University
  • Department: NA
  • Degree Level: Any course
  • Value of Award: Sum of $15,000
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Mode of Application: Online
  • Nationality: Home and Overseas Students
  • To be taken at: Australia

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Acceptable Countries: Students from across the globe are eligible
  • Available Courses: The studentship will be awarded in any course area of two or three-year duration offered by the University.
  • Admissible Criteria: In order to be qualified, the aspirants must meet the requirements below:
  • Candidates must be an international student and must hold a valid student visa in order to be able to study at the university
  • Candidates must be a fresh student starting in 2021 that is registered as a full-time in any field of two or three-year duration.
  • Candidates will be evaluated on four criteria: Eligibility under program guidelines, Response to Written Submission questions, Academic merit(applicable for Master’s aspirants only), any other criteria that the Selection Committee presume is relevant.

Method of Application

  • Application Process: If you want to partake in this opportunity, then you are obliged to take confirmation in any of the study areas at the university. After taking confirmation, then submit an online application form for the programme.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must provide their degree certificates, previous year CV with an application and written statement of nothing less than 600 words detailing :
  • Why they have chosen to study at JCU and in a regional community
  • How they intend to contribute to the local community during their course of study at JCU
  • And why should JCU pick you to obtain the Destination Australia Scholarship.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, aspirants must go through the entry requirements of the university.
  • Language Requirement: Aspirants from outside the home country whose main language is not English will have to present proof of English language competence through one of the entry requirements or language tests.

Scholarship Perks

James Cook University will provide an award amount of $15,000 per year to support the eligible students. Award payments will be made in two equal installments after the census date of Study duration 1(25 March 2021) and Study duration 2 (August 26, 2021).