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Bitsatsb (top)Ethiopians have been undertaking professional development studies sponsored by the Australian Government since 2010 under Australia Awards. Applicants from Ethiopia are eligible for three types of awards: PhDs and Master’s awards under Australia Awards Scholarships and short course training under Australia Awards Africa Fellowships.






Australia Awards Scholarships (Masters level)

Priority areas are:

  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Health
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Science and Technology
  • Water and Sanitation

Australia Awards Scholarships (PhDs)

Priority area is:

  •  Agriculture/Food Security


Australia Awards (Fellowships)

Priority areas are:

  • Agriculture/Food Security (Soil and Water Conservation Agriculture, Livestock and Post-harvest Management)
  • Mining (Geospatial Information Systems, Managing the Social and Environmental Impacts of Mining and Mining Resources: Regulation and Revenue Management)
  • Public Policy (Diplomacy)
  • Health (Maternal and Neonatal Child Health)

For the 2013 academic year, Ethiopians were offered 26 Scholarships and 62 Fellowships.



Ethiopian Alumni


Dr Azage (bottom)A significant number of Ethiopian alumni are employed in senior positions in a range of government ministries.

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


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