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About the


Australian Government

Scholarship Awarded by



Course Level

Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Ph.D.


Apr 29, 2023

About the Scholarship

  • Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
  • They aim to contribute to the development needs of Australia's partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements.
  • They 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.
  • The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own.


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Application deadline


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Applicability of the scholarship


Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Ph.D.





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Scholarship amount details

  • Full tuition fees, return plane tickets, establishment allowance, contribution to living expenses (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), Introductory Academic Program (IAP), Pre-course English (PCE) fees, and other benefits are among the scholarship benefits. On the official website, you can find a detailed list of benefits.
  • The scholarships are available for the minimum amount of time required to finish the education career provided by the Australian higher education institution, including any relevant preparatory preparation.


  1. be a minimum of 18 years of age on 1 February of the year of commencing the scholarship;
  2. 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;
  3. not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia permanently;
  4. not be married to, 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 Student visa [subclass 500]);
  5. not be current serving military personnel;
  6. not have previously received a long-term Australia Award unless they have resided outside of Australia for twice the length of the total time that they were in Australia (for example, a previous awardee who has been on an Australia Awards Scholarship in Australia for four years will not be eligible to apply for another Australia Awards Scholarship until they have resided outside Australia for eight years);

Application Process

  • Check your country's open and close dates, then choose your country of citizenship/residency from the list of participating countries to learn more about eligibility, priority areas, and how to apply. Online or by mail applications are accepted (if unable to apply online). Except for Tonga, which has yet to be declared, the deadline is April 29, 2022.
  • For extensive and up-to-date information on how to apply for this scholarship, read the how to apply page and visit the country specific pages, as well as the official website (link below).

Additional Information

Scholarship Registration Link


Contact Email


Contact Number

+61 2 6261 1111