Scholarships and grants

Many scholarships and grants are available to TAFE South Australia students. However, many of these may be available only to Australian students.


  • Endeavour Awards

    The Endeavour Awards and Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) are scholarships available to international students seeking Australian Government support for study and form the Australia Awards Initiative.

    Merit based, Endeavour Awards are available to citizens of the Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. Available for VET, Higher Education and for Australian students to undertake study in partner countries, they are administered by DEEWR.

    Read Anwar's story, an Endeavour Award Holder from Philippines.

  • Australia Awards Scholarships

    Australia Awards Scholarships are available to students from eligible countries undertaking full time study at participating Australian Universities or TAFE institutions. Scholarships provide financial support and are provided for the minimum period necessary to complete the course.
    Australia Awards Scholarships are administered by DFAT.
  • BECAS (Chile Bicentennial Scholarships)

    TAFE South Australia and the Government of Chile are working together to offer Chilean students the opportunity to study with TAFE South Australia.

    The Chilean Government will provide BECAS scholarship recipients with:

    • Full funding of tuition fees including English language training
    • Living expenses while enrolled in Australia
    • A round trip economy air ticket from Chile to South Australia
    • Funding of medical insurance

    BECAS scholarship students can choose to study in the fields of Mining, Tourism, Aquaculture and Agriculture with TAFE South Australia.