Welcome to Australia Awards

The Australia Awards 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

  • Australia Awards Scholarships: Masters level degrees, undertaken in Australia.
  • Short Course Awards: targeted short term professional courses that are undertaken in Australia and/or an African country.

We provide all the information you need

The website, supports all the needs of potential scholars and current alumni. We provide potential scholars 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 available award types,
  • Provide you with application information,
  • Assess your eligibility,
  • Recognise the contributions that 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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