Since 2010, nationals from Nigeria have been sponsored by the Australian Government through the Australia Awards to Study in Australia. Applicants from Nigeria 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 from exceptional candidates 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:



Nigeria Alumni

A significant number of Nigerian alumni are employed in a range of government ministries as well as civil society organisations and the private sector.



Dr Osayande Osagie is the Alumni Ambassador for Nigeria.


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