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Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21 for Developing Countries [Deadline Extended]

Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21 for Developing Countries: Another round of applications is open for the Australia awards scholarships 2020/21 and aimed at students and professionals from developing nations across the globe. You can access the opportunity by checking if you are eligible and know the application date range for your country.

Australia Awards Scholarships which is administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is aimed contributing 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.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Scholarships to be taken at: Australian Universities/Institutions.

Scholarship Type: Fully-Funded Scholarships

Scholarship level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate.

Slots: Several

Scholarship Worth/Allowance: Fully-Funded.

Subject Eligibility: All subject areas.

Country/Candidate Eligibility:  International students/Students from developing countries


Award Conditions and Eligibility:

You can check country specific eligibility through the link given (see below) for participating countries. You should also read: Eligibility Tips for the awards.

Applicants who want to accept an Australia Awards Scholarship will need to sign a contract with the Commonwealth of Australia declaring that they will comply with the conditions of the scholarship.

Scholars are required to leave Australia for a minimum of two years after completing their scholarship. Failure to do so will result in the scholar incurring a debt for the total accrued cost of their scholarship.

Also, Check: Fully-Funded Scholarships for Foreign Students by the Government of Brunei Darussalam, 2020/2021

And Check: Masters Scholarship in Belgium for Developing Countries, 2020

The Awards Benefits:

Australia Awards 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. The following benefits generally apply:

  • full tuition fees
  • return air travel—payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia, via the most direct route
  • establishment allowance—a once only payment as a contribution towards accommodation expenses, text books, study materials
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) – a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by the department.
  • Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a compulsory program prior to the commencement of formal academic studies covering information on living and studying in Australia
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder only)—provided to cover the scholar’s basic medical costs (with the exception of pre-existing conditions)
  • Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training
  • supplementary scademic support may be available to ensure a scholar’s academic success or enhance their academic experience
  • fieldwork (for research awards and Masters by coursework which have a research component where fieldwork is compulsory) may be available for eligible research students for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.

Application Procedures for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21, you should for Developing Countries – Ho- to-Apply

Please proceed to the information page on how to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship.

Country information:

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Visit the Official Website for Further Details.

28 Thoughts

  1. Glory Udoma Inwang

    Am really enthusiast for an opportunity like this, and i will so much appreciate of am being offer scholarship in other to pursue my goals.

    please notify me for further steps


  2. Hi, Dears
    This is Getachew Fentaw from Ethiopia
    I am a nurse experience in caring for patients, elders, and children, have also experience in creating community awareness for about two years as coordinator. I need to study mater of public health

  3. What about Ethiopia

  4. Tércio Dialutonda Quilola Luhembe

    Hello I’m really interested to this scholarship, if get it it will mean to much for me and my parents because they have been struggling to support my studies and my siblings studies, that’s I want to much be one of those selected

  5. hi
    my name is muhammad hasnain

  6. Sir give me msc master pre engineering admission . Sir tell me all information to admission ?

  7. Naziru ahmadi salumu

    I’m naziru ahmadi from Tanzania please I need this schorlaship it’s important to me.im looking forward to you and wish you will support me.

  8. How does one gets to apply/register for the scholarship?

  9. Am uc from Nigeria, I will love to study in ur country.

  10. Olayioye, Henry Oluwafemi

    Dear Admin.,

    I am Olayioye, Henry Oluwafemi from Nigeria.
    I did justice to my application for Australia Award Scholarship before the deadline, but then I would like to know when exactly the admission would be published for the successful candidates.
    I look for to hearing from you soon.

    Warm regards,


    • Hi, I have a master’s degree in political science, can you help me to complete my studies and obtain a PhD? I’m from Libya and Dorforf here is difficult and I am trying to learn and science. Thank you.

    • Freyda sherley Wora Ndjali

      Hi my name is wora Ndjali from gabon ,please how apply?because ,I am interested by your program

  11. Please I am much interested and how and the link for this application

  12. I am Dr Askebir from Ethiopia ,I am 25 years old, I am very interested to this scholarship ,to study more about medicine and surgery I am glad that you will help me .andThank you

  13. Hello,, I would like to apply for a scholarship to pursue Nursing in Australia. Please help me out.

  14. I’m interested. Please let me know how to apply

  15. I am Dr Anamika from Banglades. I would like to applyfor scholarship to study in pediatric endocrine. Kindly help me out.
    Thank you

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