Travel Subsidy

Bringing together the region’s young people and closing the distance between JCU and schools.

As part of JCU’s commitment to support and build the aspirations and confidence of our region’s young people, JCU Outreach will support travel subsidies to each catchment school to attend JCU on campus events in Cairns or Townsville.


  • Schools applying for the travel subsidy must be one of JCU's HEPP priority schools.
  • Subsidy allocation is to the closest JCU campus of either Cairns or Townsville.
  • Events significant to the school, JCU and the HEPP program will be considered.

Subsidy allocation

Subsidy allocation is dependent on distance travelled to the closest JCU campus event.

Distance from JCUAllocation
0 - 100 km
Note: Please contact as full travel support may be available.
100 - 400 km$1,000
More than 400 km$4,000


Please complete the Travel subsidy application form and send to Application approval will be confirmed on an individual basis.

Travel subsidy application form

JCU identified HEPPP priority schools


Once application approval is confirmed:

  • An email confirmation will be sent to the nominated school contact with instructions and a  purchase order number requesting an invoice.
  • School to draw up the invoice (GST is not applicable) to JCU Outreach, James Cook University for the approved subsidy allocation.
  • Electronically issue the invoice to:

    JCU Outreach

    James Cook University

    PO Box 6811, Cairns QLD 4870

    ABN: 46 253 211 955

For more information on the travel subsidy or the HEPPP program, please contact