The Agricultural Research Symposium will take place in Nairobi, Kenya. The symposium is co-hosted by AAUN, ACIAR, the Australia Awards, the University of Nairobi and the University of Sydney.

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Welcome to Australia Awards – Africa

The Australia Awards – Africa 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.

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Award Types include

  • Masters Scholarships: Australia Awards scholarships for Masters level degrees, undertaken in Australia.
  • Short Courses Award: Australia Awards scholarships for targeted short term professional courses that are undertaken in Australia and/or an African country.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Australia Awards scholarships to provides financial support for African academics affiliated to eligible Ghanaian, Kenyan and South African universities, who are engaged in research activity.

We provide all the information you need

The Australian Awards – Africa website, supports all the needs of potential Awardees and current Alumni. We provide potential Awardees with all the information that they need for their applications. We also provide Alumni with all the information that they need for their reintegration and continued professional development.

This site will;

  • Inform you on Australia’s world class education and training institutions,
  • Inform you on the available Awards,
  • Inform you on how to apply,
  • Assess your eligibility,
  • Recognise the contributions that Australia Awards Alumni have made to development in their countries,
  • Inform you of the Australian government’s commitment to gender equality and disability inclusion

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