The Australia Awards Scholarships 2022/2023 application phase is now open! The Awards funded by the Australia Government, is 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.
The Australia Awards Scholarships programme 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.
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: Postgraduate (Masters and Short Courses).
Scholarship Worth/Allowance: Fully-Funded.
Subject Eligibility: All subject areas.
Country/Candidate Eligibility: Developing countries
Australia Awards Scholarship 2022/2023 | DETAILS
Australia awards scholarship opportunities are provided to 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.
- Applications are accepted from students of developing countries
- Applicants should be enrolling for a masters degree study programme in an Australian public university
- 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 country specific eligibility for all participating countries (link below).
- These eligibility tips will also be useful.
Specific to Africans: Australia Awards Scholarships for Africans
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 academic 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.
How-to-Apply: You can apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2022/2023 in two ways as detailed in the how to apply page;
- Appling Online: Go to the Online Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS). When you register online, you will be required to answer some questions to establish your eligibility. You will then be given a unique registration number, username and password.
- Applying by Email: If you are unable to submit your application online, you can apply by mail. Please check your participating country profile for contact details to obtain a hardcopy application form and any other templates such as referee reports (if applicable).
Also See: How to Apply for Australia Awards Scholarships in 2022
The closing date for 2023 intake applications is AEST 11:59 Friday 29 April 2022.
I’m Albert Quee…an undergraduate student in Bpharm..i would be very appreciative if you could consider me in this scholarship.
My name is Daniel Titoes.I am from Ethiopia.i have been graduated in water resources engineering from Addama Science and technology university.Thank you for this opportunity.
Please can a graduate student from Ghana apply for this scholarship?
Yes you can…
Am a graduate Nurse, want to study masters in Nursing. Pls offer me this valuable Scholarship.
I have a Bsc(Agricultureal science)Msc.(Landscape Horticulture)
I have a Bsc(Agricultureal science)Msc.(Landscape Horticulture) I am interested fully funded scholet ship in Australiya. Or job in Australiya. Can you help me I am Sri Lankan.
I ‘ve just completed my bachelor’s in physical science & I want to my master’s in Sports science?is there offering scholarships for that kind of degree?
Hello sir/madam, I am glad to hear this opportunity. If you consider me to be part of those given this opportunity, you will never regret that because I am going to make the best use of the opportunity by working hard.
I am from Ethiopia. I am expect to get this scholarshi.
Please do you need to apply to the school separately?
Also can you please share me the link for application for African students?
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
Hello sir. Am Nyengo Chimalira from Malawi.am 28 years old. I am interested with this scholarship. I have bsc in Environmental Health but i need to study medicine or nursing
Please sir,I really need this scholarship am an undergraduate from Nigeria and want to study medicine
Dear Admin I am Lidya from Ethiopia I am.interested with this scholarship .I have bsc in civil Engineering so I need study Master’s degree or medicine or nursing
I am Tunisian. I have a bachelor degree in English language and literature. I have CELTA (Certificate in English Language to Adults ) from Cambridge. I would like to have a master’s degree in the same subject. Is it possible to apply ? Thanks in advance for replying.
What about South Sudan
Are African countries among the beneficiary specifically The Gambia??? Please
There a special link for Australia Awards for Africa given above
I am Isaac Yakubu, a graduate of Psychology. Pls do you know the application link for the Australia scholarship. If yes, please kindly share me.
Isaac, you have to read through the application procedures section. Every information you need to understand how to apply can be found there
M chandra lal karel,from Bhutan. I was working in Hospitality and Tourism Industry since from 12 years and if there is any an opportunity in same field means I would like to apply as one of the Candidates with this opportunity.
Hello itsh me shubas bishowkarma from nepal, i am not done my ilets can i participate in this programme.
Hello Shubas, you can participate in the programme.