Australia Awards Scholarships 2021/2022 for Developing Countries

Australia Awards Scholarships 2021/2022: Another application round for the Australia awards scholarships is now open. Awards 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 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 2021/2022 | 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.

Eligibility Conditions

  • 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.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: You can apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2021/2022 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).

Country information:

Visit the Official Website for Further Details.

Also See: How to Apply for Australia Awards Scholarships in 2021

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  1. Most. Noor E Sharmin

    Hello, I’m Dr Sharmin (MBBS) from Bangladesh. If kindly please recommend health related subject and institution it would be much helpful.

  2. Hello,Dear
    I am a sub computer engineer.
    I want to study bachelor in computer engineering.

  3. Chathurika alahakon

    Is there any fisheries related master courses?

  4. is there any scope for Indian

  5. Hi.l’m Mudasir from Tajikistan l have graduated from Lyceum shall l be able to apply there for undergraduate. Thanks in advance.

  6. Hi there! This Muhammad aqil from Peshwar Pakistan. Is IELTS or any other equivalent required for the scholarship?

  7. Dear Sir/Madam,
    Hope this text finds you in perfect condition. I reviewed the list of your Participating Countries, but couldn’t find Afghanistan in the list. Is that mean students from Afghanistan cannot apply?

  8. Meraj Khalid Nizamani

    Dear sir
    I am Masters in Education along with 12 years teaching experience but I have no IELTS certificate at this time, may I apply?

    • IELTS is not a necessary requirement, you can present other proofs of English language proficiency e.g If your first degree was taught in English.

      • I am from nepal . I have got 6.5 in IELTS and 3.75/4,3.8/4 and 3.756/4 in 10th,11th and 12th standard I want to study computer engineering

  9. Hello,
    Iam from Yemen but I study at Jordan. Am I eligible to apply?

  10. is there any full funded scholarship in mbbs in australia..

  11. I am Jordanian, do I have the opportunity to apply to study masters degree?

  12. Im sri lankan student and. Graduated with B. A. Degree japanese. Am i elligible to apply for master degree sir

  13. Can we apply after +2 can pre graduate student apply for this…??

  14. Hello Sir,
    Greetings! I have completed my Master’s in 2007. am I eligible to apply?

  15. khagendra prasad lamichhane

    Dear respected sir, I, Khagendra Prasad Lamichhane, am a Nepalese citizen. I was seeking the opportunities to do a Ph.D from the world’s best Universities in Mathematics Education for some years. But due to financial constraints***

  16. HI. I’m a Sri Lankan. I have finished my Bachelor of Education degree(B.Ed) and glad to announce that I was the batch top of the degree program. I would love to study abroad and gain international experiences as well. Currently, I am a Teacher of English in a government school in Kurunegala district. I would love to upgrade my qualifications abroad .Additionally, I have mastered Japanese Language too. Any tips or suggestions for me?

  17. Hello, I’m really interested in an opportunity like this, and I will so much appreciate of am being offered a scholarship in other to pursue my goals.

    please notify me of further steps


    • Hello Gul, do well to visit the official website and follow instructions provided. Best regards

      • Thank you for this announce. Actually, Im from Afghanistan and I sought in countrie’s list, but Afghanistan didnt include. So, its means cannot I apply to this?

      • Good day respected, Sir/Ma’am, I am Japhet Manalo From Philippines a Professional Licensed Agriculturist and a Best Thesis and Researcher in the department of Animal Science. I was inspired by my Professors who took their Masters and Ph.D in Australia, I want to improve my research skills and wanting to help the farmers in my town after. I believed with this opportunity I could become one of the best public servants in the future. What can you Suggest for me to be qualified? Thank you and God bless us

      • I believe you are already qualified with your degree and professional experience. just follow instructions to apply

    • Dear sir,
      Afghnisatan is not in the country list. So, is it possible to apply from Afghanistan?


  18. Dinusha Dissananyake

    I just have sri lanka AL and ol colifications and computer science diplomas, and i dont have a degree, and i live in sri lanka and now am 44 years.. Can i apply for a degree

    • I guess you can apply sir, but you’ll have to refer to the specific eligibility criteria for your country through the ‘Participating Countries’ link

      • hi Admin, I’m going 41 years in this year, am i can apply for this scholarship? and my last education is graduated senior high school?

      • By your age I guess you are eligible, but you should have an equivalent of a bachelors degree

  19. Why Afghanistan is out of list??

  20. Kindly notify me for further steps ?

  21. Hello. I am from Afghanisran I would like to apply for a scholarship to economic in Australia. Please help me.

  22. I am not able to apply cause Country of Citizenship item has not my Country so I couldn’t finish my application form.

  23. Afghanistan is not in the list ,

  24. Hello i m 42 years male working in pakistan police department i have degrees of mphill criminology and llm general, can anyone guide about how can i get admission in phd law or preferrably phd criminology

  25. Do we need to clear some English language or GRE type test before applying?

  26. I have a Master’s degree in Mathematics. And I want a help to get PhD degree .Can you help me?.

  27. I am interested in the scholarships but I am from Lesotho in southern Africa please how do I apply

  28. Hi, Dears
    This is Baysa Dame from Ethiopia
    I am a lawyer; for about two yers. I need to study PHD in law

  29. why r u asking before reading!? everything is there!, im doubting with ur educations guys!!

  30. Dear Sir
    Please I have a degree in pure and industrial chemistry and would need your help yo go for my masters in MSC.
    Thank you as I look forward to hearing from you soonest.

    Yours sincerely
    Aruakalu chinyere vivian

  31. My name is Gamal Sarhan I have a bachelor of mathematical science from Sohag University in Upper Egypt since 2004.
    And I want a help to get PhD degree .Can you help me?.

    • Hello Gamal, visit the official scholarship website and apply for the scholarship if you are eligible and qualified. Best regards

  32. M.A English


  34. I want to Ph.D. on English literature

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

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

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

  38. 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

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

  40. 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

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

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

  43. 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.

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

    • My name is Kasosa Gift from Zambia
      I want a bachelor in school of music and art
      How do i apply

    • I am mahendra shah from Nepal 🇳🇵 . I have a bachelor degree in bbs . I would like to apply for scholarship to study in Mba Kindly help me out.
      Thank you

  45. hi
    my name is muhammad hasnain

  46. 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

  47. What about Ethiopia

  48. 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

  49. 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


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