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Apply now: Australia awards scholarships 2023/2024

Interested undergraduate and postgraduate students can now apply for the ‘Australia Awards Scholarships’ to study in Australia.

Eligibility: Some Countries, Check details to find out more.
Category: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies
Benefits: Fully funded Scholarship
Deadline: 1st May, 2023.

Scholarship Details

The Australia Awards Scholarships are a long-term program run by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that aims to address the development needs of partner countries in accordance with bilateral and regional agreements. The program provides individuals from developing nations, particularly in the Indo-Pacific region, the chance to study full-time at Australian universities and TAFE institutions for undergraduate or postgraduate programs. The scholarship helps build the skills and knowledge of recipients so they can drive change and aid in the development of their home countries.

Benefits for Australia Awards Scholarships:

  • ‌Full tuition fee reimbursement
  • ‌Round-trip airfare (economy class, direct route to and from Australia)
  • ‌One-time establishment allowance to help with accommodation, textbooks, and study materials
  • ‌Fortnightly Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) for basic necessities
  • ‌Compulsory Introductory Academic Program (IAP) to learn about living and studying in Australia
  • ‌Health insurance (OSHC) for the duration of the scholarship (excluding pre-existing conditions)
  • ‌Pre-course English (PCE) fees if needed for in-country or in-Australia training
  • ‌Additional academic support for academic success or a better academic experience
  • ‌Fieldwork support for eligible research students (research awards or Masters by coursework with a required research component) with a round-trip economy class airfare to their home country or within Australia.

Conditions of the Award:

In order to receive an Australia Awards Scholarship, applicants must sign an agreement with the Commonwealth of Australia that they will abide by the scholarship’s conditions.

After finishing the scholarship, scholars must depart from Australia for a minimum of two years. If they fail to do so, they will be responsible for paying back the total cost of their scholarship.

Eligible countries

  • Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Vietnam
  • Pacific: Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Middle East (Palestinian Territories)
  • Africa: Algeria, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
How to apply

Prospective applicants may apply for the Australia Scholarship Awards by submitting an online application form. To access the form, please click HERE.

Deadline: 1 May 2023.

About Australia

Australia is not only a unique and exciting country, but it is also the only country that is also a continent. This fact only adds to its diverse and awe-inspiring landscape, from the Great Barrier Reef to the vast Outback and its thriving cities. With breathtaking beaches, diverse cultural scenes, and modern conveniences blended with historical charm, Australia is truly a prime destination for those seeking adventure, education and exploration. Whether you’re drawn to nature, culture, or city life, Australia offers a wealth of experiences that make it a truly remarkable and exhilarating place to be. Australia is also known for its vibrant and diverse language scene, with English being the national language and the most widely spoken language in the country. However, due to its history as a former British colony and its diverse immigrant population, there are also over 300 languages spoken in Australia, including Indigenous languages, which reflects its multicultural heritage. This makes Australia a melting pot of cultures and languages, further enhancing its rich and diverse cultural landscape.

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