$18,000 Flinders University 2022 Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program

Written by David on September 13, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Sturt Rd, Bedford Park South Australia 5042

In 2016, it was announced that the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES) program would be established to assist those living in rural and remote areas of Australia in gaining access to higher education. It provides assistance to students studying at all levels, from Certificate IV all the way up to PhD. Since the first round of the program began in 2018, more than 4,000 students have been awarded financial assistance through the scholarship program.


About the Scholarship Sponsor:

Approximately 300 acres of land in Bedford Park were donated to the University of Adelaide in 1960 so that it might establish a second campus there. About 150 ha of land was involved. Flinders University was founded because of this. Construction began in 1962 after an earlier year of planning and preparatory work. In 1965, the Australian Labor Party (ALP) won a state election and decided to use the proceeds to fund a new university on privately owned land in Bedford Park. After their success, they made this choice. Flinders University, which first opened its doors on July 1, 1966, was named after the British explorer and geographer Matthew Flinders. There would be no university without the University Act. On that March day in 1966, there were just 400 kids and 90 teachers at the school.

First residents Sir Mark Mitchell and Peter Karmel were named First Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the institution. Most of Flinders University’s campuses are in the south of Australia, thus it seems natural that the main campus would be there as well. Bedford Park, around 12 kilometers from the city’s financial area, is home to the main campus of the institution. Students have access to a variety of learning resources on campus, including computer labs, study rooms, a library, and free wireless internet access in public areas of the facility. Along with the standard array of sports fields and courts seen at facilities of this type, they also have a baseball diamond and a basketball court. Victoria Square, in the heart of Adelaide’s financial center, provides a fantastic setting for pupils to cultivate and expand their academic ability. Campus is considered the “lifeblood” of the university.


The namesake of the town of Tonsley, South Australia, is also the location of a campus of Flinders University. In addition to the three main campuses in Adelaide, Melbourne, and Darwin, the institution also makes use of a number of other locations throughout Australia to provide instruction. In your time as a student at Flinders, you’ll be able to select from a wide range of majors and minors in subjects as diverse as business, the arts, and education, engineering, the health sciences, and even public administration. There are several international educational institutions that you can attend. There is a wide variety of job opportunities, among other things, in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia, in addition to China. There are a total of 26,000 pupils enrolled at the school, and a total of 2,600 teachers, administrators, and support staff are employed there. This is a part of the university’s affiliation with the Consortium of Innovative Research Universities (IRU).

This university has ties to educational institutions in many different countries, giving its students the chance to continue their studies in places like Canada, China, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Many of the most influential and well-known people in the world today are graduates of Flinders University. Mario Andreacchio, who has worked as a film producer and director, has been honored with an Emmy for his achievements in the television sector. Alex Frayne’s name is quickly becoming more well-known in the film and photography industries. Noni Hazlehurst isn’t just one of the most famous actresses; she’s also a writer, director, and producer. Both the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) have recognized her efforts with awards. Shine, a biopic directed by Scott Hicks and based on the life of musician David Helfgott, won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014. Produced and helmed by Hicks. Hicks not only wrote the screenplay and directed the movie, but he also served as the film’s executive producer. A professional highlight for Hicks was his appointment as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga. Known for his work as both an immunologist and a surgeon, Brendon Coventry is widely credited with identifying the immunological cycle. The conclusion that he discovered it is also credited to him. Christopher Pearson is highly regarded for his work as a journalist. He has previously held positions as editor of “The Adelaide Review” and speechwriter for Australia’s former prime minister, John Howard. He learned a lot from his two jobs in the industry.


Several medals and honors have been bestowed upon poet Sudesh Mishra. All the famous people who were either students or teachers there are included. The directory is accessible through the group’s homepage. Adelaide’s location makes it an ideal departure point for weekend excursions to a number of other locations, in addition to its magnificent golden beaches and picturesque mountainous environs. Travel destinations are flexible for these outings. One of the top five most livable places on Earth, as determined by the results of the 2016 Global Liveability Study. This result is not terribly surprising. Students from all over the world flock to this city to take advantage of its lower-than-average cost of living. According to numerous studies, Adelaide has been found to have a 14% cheaper cost of living than any of Australia’s other major cities. Students are in a better financial position to take advantage of Australia’s affordable travel opportunities due to reductions in the cost of living.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):   Flinders University

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth:   $18,000

Scholarship Type: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • The Scholarship payments will aid the Recipient with the financial expenditures of attending their university as well as the fees associated with pursuing their Eligible Course of Study and Internship.
  • Scholarships in the following areas are available through the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship Program:
  • Up to $18,000 in funding, depending on the length of the program and the field of study or training being pursued.
  • Additional funding of $500 to assist with an internship.


Eligibility for Scholarship

  • RRES is offered to students who meet the following criteria:
  • comply with the conditions for Australian citizenship or residency
  • are starting a new academic program in the same academic year that the appropriate scholarship round is being held
  • can present evidence that they require financial assistance
  • have a permanent residential address in a rural or remote location, as defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016, in order to be eligible for this grant.

The following two primary selection criteria will be used to evaluate your application:

  • In order to prove that you are in need of financial assistance, you will be required to present verifiable documentation.
  • You are required to produce a written answer describing the following for this capability:
  • An academic accomplishment from the past; AND/OR
  • A work achievement; AND/OR
  • Additional accomplishments that serve to indicate that you have the ability to successfully complete your Eligible Course of Study


Awarding international students with tuition waivers for the 2022-2023 school year in select degree programs, the University of Innsbruck in Austria is committed to removing financial barriers to education. This award is for international students who have demonstrated academic excellence. Scholars of all levels are urged to apply for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year at the university.



The Flinders University 2022 Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program  is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit your application, please visit rresp.qtac.edu.au on the Flinders University website


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for Flinders University 2022 Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program  is December 31, 2022

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