Australia Awards Africa Scholarships 2021-2022 (Fully-Funded)

Applications are now open for the Australia Awards Africa 2021-2022 scholarships programme. The application portal opens annually for citizens of eligible African countries to partake in Australia awards Scholarships (masters) or the Australia Awards (short courses).

The Australia Government sponsors a number of African students and professionals on annual basis to study in Australian Universities and some selected African universities on fully funded scholarships award.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Australia Government.

Scholarships to be taken at: Australia Universities/Selected Universities in Africa.

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships.

Scholarship level: Masters Degree Courses and Short Courses

Slots: 10,000 scholarships

Scholarship Worth:  Varies

 Subject Eligibility: All subjects and research areas.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Africans


Also Refer to: Australia Awards Scholarships 2021/2022 for Developing Countries

Australia Awards Africa 2021-2022 | BACKGROUND

The Australia Awards Africa scholarship is the cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa. It provides access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards alumni are expected to contribute to the development of their home countries.

The Award Categories:

The Australian Awards Scholarships are awarded in two categories namely;

  • Australia Awards Scholarships: to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level.
  • Australia Awards Short Courses: to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.

Priority Fields:

The follow fields of studies are focus field usually considered for the award. These may vary by countries.

  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Education
  • Health
  • Public Policy (including public sector management, public sector reform, trade, international diplomacy)
  • Environmental Management
  • Natural Resource Management (including mining related subjects)
  • Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)
  • Energy (including Natural Gas and Oil Technology)
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management)


Australia Awards Africa 2021-2022 | Eligibility Criteria

Applicants applying for the Australia Awards Africa Scholarships must meet their country’s eligibility requirements. However, the general eligibility conditions include the following ;

  • Applicant must be citizen of an eligible African country
  • Applicant must possess a minimum academic requirement: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Applicant must be a mid-level to senior-level professional, currently employed in a relevant field
  • Applicant must meet relevant post-graduate work experience requirements
  • Applicant must demonstrate a clear vision of how the knowledge gained through the scholarship will be used to improve policy, practice or reform in their home country
  • Applicant must satisfy English Language proficiency to enable full participation in a training course delivered in English
  • Applicant must satisfy all requirements of the Australian Government for the appropriate student visa (subclass 500).

Scholarship Benefits

Scholarships are usually fully funded covering cost of tuition, feeding and accommodation, airfares, books, research cost, internship and extra stipends for upkeep.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To apply for the Australia Awards Africa 2021-2022, please follow the steps (below);

  • Step 1: Visit the online application portal
  • Step 2: Select your country and award type
  • Step 3: Click on the ‘Check Eligibility’ button
  • Step 4: Proceed with the online application.

Application Deadline: Next application rounds updated Yearly.

Visit the Official Website for Further Details


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  1. Hello, I am Njimike Larisa Yewoh from Cameroon I will love to study in Australia I am a secondary school graduate in clothing and fashion designing
    It will be a dream come true. I will gladly be waiting for your reply .

  2. Hello Admin, iam Musipili from Zambia, i wish to enrol for a Masters of Education programme, i have a bachelor of Arts of Adult Education with English Language and Literature. Thank you.

  3. Hello,I am Abel Fikre from Ethiopia,i have Bsc degree in computer science from Jimma university ,I am interested to study MSC in computer science and related in Australia. thank you in advance and I need your help how to apply for?>

  4. Hi admin.
    Please I’m from Ghana and I have gained admission to a Melbourne university. Can I apply and if yes how?
    Thank you.

  5. I am a Liberian 2009 graduate from the African Methodist Episcopal Zion University. I hold a bachelor of science degree in Economics. I really appreciate your scholarship program and would like to participate in the coming recruitment process. I have an interest in Agriculture Economics or Health Care Management and Policy. Our country is in need of health care practicener. I hope I will be considered for future recruitment. Thanks.

  6. please how do i apply for this scholarship? studying in Australia has always been my dreams. coming from a family that couldn’t afford to send me over has been a great challenge. I hope this scholarship will be granted to me so i can actualize my dreams…. I AM FROM NIGERIA

  7. My name is Akwasi Korankye. I’m from Ghana. I hold BSC. in Information Technology Education, I want to persue master degree in Information Technology related program.
    Please I need help and advise.
    I am standing by for your kind assistance

    Thank you.

    • I’m a south Sudanese from the minority group and undergraduate. I’m looking for a fully funded scholarship to pursue my career and I would appreciate if you direct me on how to apply and achieve the scholarship.

  8. I need to study in Australia but i don’t really know how to get some updates about the submission process ,am from Ethiopia

  9. I am seeking a Master’s degree scholarship. I’m from Liberia, Wear Africa. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.

  10. I had MBA from open university business school .and have more than 15 years experience . Now I need to learn phd in social scince field.

    • Hi Good Afternoon, I am miriam Johnson Baffour and I would like to apply for scholarship for international students in africa and I need help to study hospitality management culinary arts , thank you.

  11. My name is Youssouf, I’m Malian. I tried to join your scholarship program so Malians can’t apply it. I dont know why. Anyway I have a family in Belbourne, that is why I’m interested to this program. It could be a good opportinuty for me to study there.
    Best Regards

  12. My name is Roba Kaseye I’m from Ethiopia I want join your scholarship invitation to learn my undergraduate program of computer science.

  13. Am Stella Anena from Uganda holding a degree in Social Work please if I can benefit for the scholarships I would be very happy

  14. am applying for Australia Scholarship for African Student I am a Gambian by Nationality I want to perusing Degree programmer in Law LLB If approved I would like to pressed as suns as you can
    Looking forward to your prompt consideration.

  15. I am GELETA NURA FROM ETHIOPIA i would like to study my master degree in Australia and i have gradueted by information science from Jimma University. please give the opportunity.

  16. Dear organizers of the scholarship, I have applied for short course in your previous advertisements but there was no notification regarding the result of application. So could you give me any information about it? Thanks.

    • Please be aware that we are not the organizers of this award. you can proceed to get more information from the official website of the awarding body from the link provided. regards

  17. Good to know that, congrats to you. but we may need to further verify your information as we can not tell exactly the number of beneficiaries from here. Such information can only be made available by the scholarships awarding body

  18. Hello, I am a Gambian who want to study in Australia, persuing masters programme in Agriculture. I did my BSc in Agriculture in the Gambia and planning to go for masters out side Africa and Australia is my first choice.
    Thanks for your usual corporations
    The Gambia

    • I am From Ethiopia
      I need to study program of computer science in Australia organizers of the scholarship. i don’t really know how to get some updates about the submission process ,am from Ethiopia

  19. I am Dr Mbakwe. I have a PhD in Biochemistry in a Nigerian University. I want come over to Australia to do a postdoctoral. I need your help. Many thanks.

  20. let this be a dream come true in my life for me to be better person in future i’m count on you for any further relevant information let me know as soon as possible thanks

  21. Am an African living in Spain but my intention was to go to Australia study and am a nurse,I would like to further my course in Australia.
    I would like to study surgery,thank you very much sir/madam.

  22. I am Wani Isaac Roman, I would like to do medicine but have no body to support my career. I will be grateful if I am considered for medicine

  23. I did biology,chemistry and pure mathematics.
    My dream is to go for medicine and surgery
    I want to do it outside Africa because Australia is my number one choice of study.
    I will be very greatful if my request is put into your consideration,thank you

    • Hey I am Manasseh Mabiei….
      First let me take this opportunity to congratulate the almighty who let me find this scholarship and the those who advertise it….
      I am a South 🇸🇸 Sudanese by nationality and am in need of help from you as to studying there in Australia is of my best choice..
      Your positive response is highly appreciated
      And thanks

  24. I am Alemu Lakew from Ethiopia I have been at Agricultural Reserch Center as a researcher for the last 8 years while I never been getting of such as training so that would you mind considering me, saying it from the bottom of my heart.

  25. Hey this is me Daniel ukony francis Deng.
    Let me take this opportunity to say I’m interested to apply for Australian scholarship 2019-2020.
    I’m in Cairo Egypt as a refugee protection under (unhcr).
    My country south Sudan by nationality I’m Sudanese.
    I need help.

    • Dear sir,
      I am solomon from ethiopia, I am electrical engineer. for thr last three months I was working in all australian ports, Starting from Brisbane , Sydney Melbourne Adelaide to freemantle alongside.and I like all your life style , the way you treat people, and your high quality of education. and finally I decided yo come back your country legally. Now I am in ethiopia. But I really want to get an apportunity of this great country’s scholarship.

  26. I wellars Habagusenga from Rwanda I have Bachelor degree ni office administration and Management I want to continue my courses in Political science for Master level

  27. I’m from West Africa, Liberia. I graduated from high school 2016.
    I’m a student of the Stella Maris Polytechnic University but it’s so unfortunate I’m not attending this semester because of money problem.
    I’m very much interested in the scholarship. I need the scholarship to help me complete my education. Please Sir/Madam;
    I await your positive respond at your convenient time.

    • I studied Microbiology at degree level, am I eligible to apply for Master’s in Environmental Management? If I am, how do I apply?

  28. I will be extremely very happy to study in Australia for various reasons and will like to say thank you so much in advance for everything!

    • really i wish to study in Australia because it’s good country , is the one where it help you to get a proffesion knowledge and high skills , really i am interested , i am registed nurse in my ciuntry my country is Rwanda in africa am young man and i wish to continous my career

  29. Thank you for your annunciation my name is Kibrom Hadush from Ethiopia and I have a bachelor’s degree in applied physics from Mekelle university and I want a fully-funded scholarship to study my Master’s degree in Atmospheric Physics, Astronomy or any other related studies. Thank you very much in advance


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