Since 2002, nationals from Botswana have been sponsored by the Australian Government through the Australia Awards to Study in Australia. Applicants from Botswana are eligible to apply for Masters and Short Course Awards.


Australia Awards Scholarships (Masters level)


Applications 1 September 2017 to 15 December 2017.


Priority areas are:

Applications will also be considered in the following sectors:

Australia Awards Short Courses


Applications open 1 September 2017 to 15 January 2018.


Priority areas are:


Australia Awards Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Applications are now closed.

Priority areas are:



Botswana Alumni

Batswana alumni have been employed in senior positions in government including as Assistant Director in the Ministry of State President, Directorate of Public Service Management and as senior executive for the Export Development & Investment Authority.


Barnabas Morake is our Alumni Ambassador for Botswana.


For more information about alumni activities in Africa supported under Australia Awards, visit the Stay Connected section of this website.