Scholarships and Promotions

From time to time, scholarships and other promotions become available for international students at TasTAFE and Tasmanian Government Schools. On this page you can see details of all of the scholarships and promotions currently available.

If you have read the details on this page and have further questions, please email the GETI Admissions Team at info@geti.tas.gov.au.

Tasmanian Government Schools 2021 Scholarship Program

Scholarship Eligibility:

Scholarships are available for any student who applies to study in a Tasmanian Government School for a minimum study period of 2 years.

Value of Each Scholarship:

  • Scholarships are to be valued at 25% of the value of the first year tuition fee.
  • The scholarship recipients will also receive the opportunity to act as Tasmanian Government Education Ambassadors during their time in Tasmania. Upon Graduation they will receive an additional gift and special certificate for this contribution.

Scholarship Allocation:

The Tasmanian Government will award scholarships to 26 students. Four Scholarships will be allocated to students from each of the following markets:

  • China
  • Vietnam
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • Hong Kong

An additional 6 scholarships will be awarded, that are not allocated to any specific country.

Key Dates:

  • Students must apply by October 31, 2020.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome by November 6, 2020.
  • Students will need to commence their studies in one of the following intakes:
    • February 2021
    • April 2021
    • July 2021
    • October 2021
    • February 2022

Scholarship Criteria:

On the application form you will be required to provide a short (150 word) response to each of the following questions:

  • Why have you chosen to study in Tasmania?
  • Briefly outline three (3) achievements you are proud of (e.g. academic, sport, arts, leadership, community).
  • In your home country, what is your favourite subject and why?
  • How will you make a contribution to the Tasmanian Government Schools co-curricular activities program and to the general life of the School?

How to Enter:

  • Submit an application to study in Tasmania using the StudyLink Portal.
  • You will receive the application form via an email from the StudyLink Portal.
  • Attach the completed application form to a return email in the StudyLink Portal.

The Scholarship applications will be judged on the following two critera:

75% – The student’s personal response

25% – The quality of the student’s school report from their home country (already submitted as part of the student’s application)

For more information about Tasmanian Government Schools, click here.

Download the scholarship details in PDF format here.

TasTAFE 2021 Scholarship Program

Scholarship Eligibility:

Scholarships are available for any student who is currently living outside of Australia, who applies to study at TasTAFE and commence in February 2021, July 2021 or February 2022 in the following study areas:

  • Laboratory Technology
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Commercial Cookery

Value of Scholarship:

$1000

Scholarship Allocation:

9 scholarships will be provided to international students

Key Dates:

  • Students must apply by October 31, 2020.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome by November 6, 2020.
  • Students will need to commence their studies in one of the following intakes:
    • February 2021
    • July 2021
    • February 2022

Scholarship Criteria:

On the application form you will be required to provide a 150 word response to each of the following questions:

  • Why have you chosen to study in Tasmania?
  • Briefly outline three (3) achievements you are proud of (e.g. academic, sport, arts, leadership, community).
  • How will you help to act as an ambassador and share your experiences at TasTAFE and in Tasmania?

How to Enter:

  • Submit an application to study in Tasmania using the StudyLink Portal.
  • You will receive the application form via an email from the StudyLink Portal.
  • Complete the application form.
  • Attach the completed application form to a return email in the StudyLink Portal.

For more information about TasTAFE courses, click here.

Download the scholarship details in PDF format here.

Destination Australia Scholarship - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

The Australian Government and TasTAFE have partnered to offer the Destination Australia scholarships to our international students.

TasTAFE has several $15,000 Destination Australia scholarship for our two-year Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology package. This scholarship is available for students applying from overseas or from within Australia.

Scholarship Eligibility:

The Destination Australia scholarships are available for any international student who applies to study the two year Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology package at TasTAFE, commencing in February 2021.

Value of Scholarship:

$15,000

Key Dates:

  • These scholarships are available for students commencing in February 2021.
  • Applications are open now and will close on December 20, 2020

Scholarship Criteria:

Applications will be asked to provide a personal statement (maximum 500 – 600 words) explaining:

  • Why you are applying for your chosen course.
  • Your academic achievements so far.
  • Your future goals.
  • You can also discuss any extracurricular, personal or community activities you are involved in and why, and how these activities contribute to your current and future aspirations.

How to Enter:

For more information about the Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology Package, please visit these pages:

Study English at TasTAFE - ELICOS promotion for Latin American students

Special offer – $210 per week

For a limited time, TasTAFE is offering an ELICOS promotional price to Latin American* students.

Enroll now in TasTAFE’s English Language Program – General and pay the promotional price of $210 per week (normally $280 per week).

English Language Program – General

TasTAFE offers affordable intensive English language programs for students seeking language skills that will prepare them for personal and professional development and employment opportunities.

Our experienced teachers ensure that different learning styles are catered for, and will work on your English listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills in interactive classes.

Assignments include written essays, oral presentations, role-playing, and learning activities.

You can find more information on the course and apply here.

Más información en español aquí (PDF)

Mais informações em português aqui (PDF)

*Eligible nationalities are: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.