Australia Awards Scholarships, once in the past known as Australian Development Scholarships (ADS), give chances to individuals from creating nations, especially those nations situated in the Indo-Pacific locale, to embrace full time undergrad or postgraduate investigation at taking an interest Australian colleges and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.Course Level:
Undergrad or Postgraduate Programs that are identified with your nation’s need territories for advancement which are recorded on the taking an interest nation profiles.
Australia Awards are not accessible for preparing in regions identified with flying airplane, atomic innovation or military preparing.
Natives of one of the partaking nations in Asia, Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. See the total rundown of taking part nations.
The scholarship benefits by and large include: full education costs, return air travel, foundation stipend, commitment to everyday costs (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), Introductory Academic Program (IAP), Pre-course English (PCE) charges, and so on. See the total rundown of advantages at the official site.
The scholarships are offered for the base time frame fundamental for the person to finish the scholastic program indicated by the Australian advanced education establishment, including any preliminary preparing.
To be qualified to get a Scholarship, candidates must:
be at least 18 years old on 1 February of the time of starting the scholarship;
be a resident of a taking part nation (as recorded on the Australia Awards site) and be dwelling in and applying for the scholarship from their nation of citizenship;
not be a resident of Australia, hold lasting residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia forever;
not be hitched to, drew in to, or an accepted of an individual who holds, or is qualified to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship or changeless residency, whenever during the application, choice or preparation stages (note: inhabitants of Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau with New Zealand citizenship are qualified however should apply for a Student visa [subclass 500]);
not be current serving military work force;
not have recently gotten a long haul Australia Award except if they have dwelled outside of Australia for double the length of the complete time that they were in Australia (for instance, a past awardee who has been on an Australia Awards Scholarship in Australia for a long time won’t be qualified to apply for another Australia Awards Scholarship until they have lived outside Australia for a long time);
have fulfilled a particular criteria built up by the Program Area or the administration of the candidate’s nation of citizenship (for example having worked a specific number of years in a proper area);
have the option to fulfill the confirmation prerequisites of the organization at which the honor is to be attempted (this may imply that Program Areas should pull back an honor offer if the beneficiary can’t fulfill the foundation’s affirmation necessities. This may not be known until Program Areas demand a situation at chose organizations);
have the option to fulfill all prerequisites of the Department of Home Affairs to hold a Student Visa. This may imply that the Program Area should pull back an honor offer if the beneficiary can’t fulfill the visa prerequisites;
Not be applying for a scholarship for a course of concentrate at a scholastic level lesser than they have just accomplished (eg be applying for a Master’s scholarship when they as of now hold a PhD); and
Candidates must educate the Program Area regarding any association or relationship to staff utilized at Program Areas (counting privately connected with staff at post) or with overseeing contractual workers so the application might be appropriately and straightforwardly overseen.
Read the complete eligibility criteria in the Australia Awards Policy Handbook (PDF)
Method of Application:
Check the open and close dates for your country, and select your country of citizenship/residency from the list of participating countries for specific information on eligibility, priority areas and how to apply. Deadline varies per country. The deadline for most countries is 30 April 2019 except for Cambodia (April 15) and Vanuatu (March 31). Africa applications has already closed on 3 December 2018.
It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the country specific pages, and the official website (link found below) for detailed and updated information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/australia-awards/Pages/australia-awards-scholarships.aspx
Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 Apr (annual)