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Australian Government Fully Funded Scholarship Awards, 2018

Applications are invited for Australian Government Awards for students of Asia, Pacific, Africa and Middle East. Scholarships are available to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.

The Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government that aim to contribute to the long term development needs of Australia’s partner countries, in line with bilateral and regional agreements.

Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing the scholarship. An applicant or awardee should meet DFAT’s English language requirements for receiving an Australia Awards Scholarship.

Accepted English language tests are:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
Eligible Countries: Students of participating countries can apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships. Asia, Pacific, Africa, Middle East

Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.

Study Subject: Study programs must relate to applicants country’s priority areas for development. These are listed on the participating country profiles.

Scholarship Award: Full tuition fees

  • Return air travel
  • Establishment allowance—a once only payment of A$5,000 as a contribution towards accommodation expenses, text books, study materials
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) – is a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by the department. From 1 January 2013, CLE payable to awardees is A$30,000 per year.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder only)—provided to cover the student’s basic medical costs (with the exception of pre-existing conditions)
  • Number of Scholarships: Various scholarships are available.

Eligible Countries: Asia, Pacific, Africa, Middle East
Scholarship can be taken in Australia

When you register online, Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS) you will be required to answer some questions to establish your eligibility. You will then be given a unique registration number, username and password.

How to Apply: 

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  1. I am inakoju jerrie and i am really interested in this scholarship. Thank yoj

  2. Hello.good evening. I am from Kenya,i would like to know if there is a scholarship in forensic accounting postgraduate degree? Your help and response will be of great assistance to me

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  4. am joseph from ghana i have non of the accepted english language test but have graduated as an english speaking student can i apply

  5. Phillip karung'o

    kindly assist me with the application procedure

  6. Please i need a guide to help me apply for this or any other foreign postgraduate scholarship scheme. I am from Nigeria.

  7. Greetings my name is Bassey Paul from Nigeria, i am really intrested in your scholarship program and i need assistance on how to apply. Thanks

  8. Williams Sunday ebine

    I am Williams Sunday ebine from Nigeria,I am interested in the scholarship program,and would like to know what to do.

  9. Please my name is percy amoah living in Ghana ,please need assistance to apply for the scholarship because am very much interested thank you.

  10. I’m interested!

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