What costs are covered by Australia Awards?

Australia Awards Scholarships

Entitlements include the following:

  • The full costs of tuition fees for up to two years
  • An economy class flight to and from Australia. Note: Excess baggage and travel insurance charges are not covered
  • An approximate annual stipend of AUD30,000 to cover living expenses while in Australia
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), which covers basic medical costs
  • A once-off Establishment Allowance of AUD5,000 to assist with the costs of starting life in Australia and commencing the course (e.g. course books and materials, rental deposits, household items, etc.)
  • Scholars, whose families remain in their home country, may be entitled to a reunion airfare allowing them to travel home, midway through the course. This is only available to scholars whose course is for two years or longer.

Australia Awards Short Courses

Entitlements include the following:

  • The full costs of tuition fees for the duration of the course
  • Mobilisation travel from the home country to the course delivery location(s), and return to the home country Note: Excess baggage and travel insurance charges are not covered
  • Visa expenses
  • A modest per diem
  • Accommodation
  • Medical insurance for the duration of the short course.

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