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$1.3m in student scholarship funding for SAE

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SAE Creative Media Institute has been awarded almost $1.4 million in Australian government funding to deliver 45 scholarships at its Byron Bay campus.

The government’s Destination Australia Program, which aims to support the growth of regional Australia, provides scholarship funding for public and independent tertiary education providers that deliver high quality learning experiences in regional areas.

The SAE scholarships will support international and domestic students residing in the region for the duration of their creative media studies.

Executive general manager of SAE Global Lee Aitken said the funding announcement was great news for the Institute, and testament to the quality of education offered at its Byron Bay campus.Scholarships will be available to new students commencing in February. To register, visit SAE scholarships or phone 1800 723 338.


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