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Best Australian Scholarships Awards For 2016



Australian Government
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degrees

Deadline: varies, Feb-April 2016
Study in:  Australia
Course starts 2016

Brief description:

Australia Awards Scholarships, formerly known as Australian Development Scholarships (ADS), provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.

Host Institution(s):

Any of the Participating Australian Institutions

Level/Field(s) of study:

Undergraduate or Postgraduate Programmes that are related to your country’s priority areas for development which are listed on the participating country profiles.

Australia Awards are not available for training in areas related to flying aircraft, nuclear technology or military training.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

Citizens of one of the participating countries in Asia, Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. See the complete list of participating countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship benefits generally include: full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, contribution to living expenses (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), Introductory Academic Program (IAP), Pre-course English (PCE) fees, etc. See the complete list of benefits at the official website.

The scholarships are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education institution, including any preparatory training.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to receive a Scholarship, applicants must:

a. be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing the Scholarship

b. be a citizen of a participating country (as listed on the Australia Awards website) and be residing in and applying for the scholarship from their country of citizenship

c. not be married, engaged to, or a de facto of a person who holds, or is eligible to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency, at any time during the application, selection or mobilisation phases (note: residents of Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau with New Zealand citizenship are eligible but must apply for a Foreign Affairs or Defence Sector (subclass 576) visa

d. not be current serving military personnel

e. not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia permanently

f. not be applying for another long‐term Australia Award unless they have resided outside of Australia for twice the length of the total time that they were in Australia

g. have satisfied any specific criteria established by the Program Area or the government of the applicant’s country of citizenship (e.g. having worked a certain number of years in an appropriate sector)

h. be able to satisfy the admission requirements of the institution at which the award is to be undertaken

i. be able to satisfy all requirements of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to hold a Foreign Affairs or Defence Sector (subclass 576) visa.

j. Applicants must inform the Program Area of any connection or relationship to staff employed at Program Areas or with managing contractors so that the application may be properly and transparently managed.

Read the complete eligibility criteria in the Australia Awards Policy Handbook (PDF)

Application instructions:

Check the open and close dates for your country, and select your country of citizenship/residency from the list of participating countries for specific information on eligibility, priority areas and how to apply. Deadline varies per country but falls around Feb-April 2016.Applications for Australia Awards for Africa are already closed. 

It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the  country specific pages, and the official website (link found below) for detailed and updated information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:  Click here for scholarship details and application

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28 Responses

  1. mubarek seid says:

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  2. Ammar mohammed tayyib says:

    I would be very much appreciated if I am allowed to study in your respected institution…

  3. all I need to use this opportunity to study abroad as I always dream about it

  4. Abdi Itefa says:

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  6. Eshetu Gebremedhin Habtemichael says:

    wow i know it is a good chance to African people really but i try too much for scholarship and i didn’t get any master program. help me plz how to join it

  7. Mark Asiedu Larbi says:

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  8. awel says:

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  9. Ibrahim Ballonie Sesay says:

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  10. Aziwo Emile says:

    I am really interested in this opportunity, but deeply frustrated because the period for African applicants has passed, would have loved that you extend it
    thanks

  11. liya zamikael says:

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  12. Reyad Nure says:

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  14. Alemayehu Kebede says:

    Hello my dear sir/madam
    my name is Alemayehu kebede from Ethiopia I Study Hydraulic Engineering in Bahir Dar University now,so I want to Study master in this university if I Get chance please helpe me and contact me by this email
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  15. I AM jAMES S. FORKPAH form Liberia , I want to do Medicine, are want do a Bachelors in Medicine in
    Pace.

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  16. great chance for me,thanks so much.

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  18. TEGEGNE KEBEDE says:

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  19. I have bachelar degree by economics I want to continue by another ba degree by another field

  20. DOMINIC TAWIAH says:

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  21. Fiseha Haderay says:

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  22. John Massaquoi says:

    But why Sierra Leone is not included in this program? Or is there anymore information that I need to know? Because am in Sierra Leone

  23. ZERITU MELLESE W/MICAEL says:

    Dear/Madam
    My name is Zeritu Mellese,live in A.A,Ethiopia.
    I have BA Degree of Accounting.I want to study Master in related course.Thank you.
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  24. ASHENAFI GIZATU says:

    I AM ASHENAFI GIZATU FROM HAWASSA ETHIOPIA. I HAVE MBA IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT FROM HAWASSA UNIVERSITY OF ETHIOPIA. I WANT STUDY PhD DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES.

  25. Andualem says:

    I am Andualem sisay, from Haramaya University of Ethiopia. I want study master in Mechanical Engineering

  26. tekalign leta likasa says:

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