Last Updated on 5th July 2023

Australia Awards Scholarships for International Students

Australia Awards Scholarships 2021

Australia Awards Scholarships for International Students a scholarship scheme offers by the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The main objective of this scholarship is to provide quality education to the meritorious students from developing countries such as in the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa.

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Australia Awards Scholarships Facilities

Tuition fees, living expenses, health care, pre-English courses, supplementary academic courses, all fees for research activities, travel expenses to and from Australia, fieldwork , and other facilities will available to study in reputed universities in Australia under this scholarship scheme.

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Australia Awards Scholarships Eligible Programs

The majority of Australia Awards Scholarships are available for postgraduate studies, including Masters by coursework, Masters by research, and PhD programs. However, a limited number of undergraduate scholarships may also be available in some developing countries.

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A wide range of academic programs such as education, engineering, governance, agriculture, health, and more covered by this scholarship.

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Eligibility of application

Citizens of developing countries such as in the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa with above the age of 18 can apply for the Australia Awards Scholarship. Those who is already Australian citizenship or married to an Australian citizen will not be eligible to apply for the scholarship. The applicant who is associated with any military service are also not eligible for this scholarship. IELTS score must be at least 6.5 and each band score cannot be below 6. 

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Australia Awards Scholarships participating Universities/ Institutions

The list of the following universities and institutes are accepting applications to provide the Australia Awards Scholarships. It is not the complplete list and you may visit the respective website for the complete universities and institutes 

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Bond University
  • Bureau of Meteorology
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Central Queensland University
  • Charles Darwin University
  • Charles Sturt University
  • Chisholm Institute of TAFE
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Deakin University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Federation University
  • Flinders University
  • Griffith University
  • James Cook University
  • Macquarie University
  • Melbourne Polytechnic
  • Monash University
  • Murdoch University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • RMIT University
  • Southern Cross University
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • The Australian National University
  • The University of Adelaide
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The University of New England
  • The University of New South Wales
  • The University of Newcastle
  • The University of Queensland
  • The University of Sydney
  • The University of Western Australia
  • University College London
  • University of Canberra
  • University of South Australia
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of The Sunshine Coast
  • University of Wollongong
  • Victoria University
  • Western Sydney University
  • William Angliss Institute of TAFE
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Details About Australia Awards Scholarships

Participating countries

Australia Awards opening and closing dates

Frequently asked questions

Australia Awards Scholarships Eligibility criteria and Policy Handbook

How to apply for an Australia Awards scholarship