Since 1988, nationals from Kenya have been sponsored by the Australian Government through the Australia Awards to Study in Australia. Applicants from Kenya are eligible to apply for Masters and Short Course Awards.


Australia Awards Scholarships (Masters level)


Applications open 1 September 2017 to 15 December 2017


Priority areas are:


Applications will also be considered in the following sectors:


Australia Awards Africa 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:




Kenya Alumni

Kenyan alumni have been employed in senior positions in government, including as Vice Minister for Finance, Director of Veterinary Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, and as Chief Executive Officer for a major Non-Government Organisation (Plan International).


To become a member or to learn more about the Kenya Australia Alumni Association visit


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