Australia Awards Scholarships 2020

Last updated on November 25th, 2020 at 07:24 am


Fully Funded


Multiple Fields 

Deadline :


Australia Awards Scholarships are granted for students from developing countries, particularly those located in the Indo-Pacific region, to pursue their higher education at an undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral level in various fields.

Australia Awards Scholarships

All applicants should satisfy the below criteria: 

  • At least 18 years old on February 1st of the year the scholarship will be granted.
  • Be a citizen of one of these countries.
  • Can not be an Australian citizen or a holder of a permanent Australian residency.
  • Can not be married to or engaged to a person who holds or is eligible to hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Can not be a current serving military personnel.
  • Cannot be a previous receiver of a long-term Australia Award Scholarship unless he/she has resided more than 8 years outside of Australia since he completed the previous Scholarship.
  • Applicants who enrolled under the Pacific Secondary School Scholarship Program (PSSSP) are eligible to apply for a long-term Australia Award.
  • Must meet any specific criteria established by the program area or his/her home country.
  •  Satisfy the admission requirements of the institution he/she is applying to.
  • Must meet all the requirements of the Department of Home Affairs to hold a Student Visa.
  •  Can not be applying to a degree lower than what they have already achieved.
  • Must declare any connection or relationship to anyone who’s part of the Scholarship managing team.
  • Full tuition fees.
  • One way flight ticket.
  • Settling-in allowance (paid once at the beginning of the Scholarship)
  • Monthly allowance.
  • International health insurance.
  • Visa expenses.

General required documents for Australia Awards Scholarships:

  • A copy of passport.
  • Passport size photo.
  • A copy of a high school certificate or equivalent for undergraduate applicants, a copy of a bachelor’s degree for masters applicants or a copy of a master’s degree for PhD applicants.
  • Academic transcripts (In English).
  • Letter from the institution endorsing your application.
  • Motivation letter (of no more than 500 words) describing your suitability to be offered a Scholarship.
  • English proficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL or PTE Academic results)
  • CV written in English.

Please check your participating country profile for more information on the required documents.

  • Select your country of citizenship/residency from the list of participating countries to find out information on eligibility and how to apply.
  • On your country profile, you will find information on whether you have to apply online or by email.
  • If you have to apply online, go to the Online Australia Scholarships Information System(OASIS)
  • You will need to answer some questions to find out if you’re eligible for the Australia Awards Scholarship.
  •  You will then be provided with a registration number, username and password.
  • You will have to fill in your information and submit the required documents. Please note. you don’t have to submit your application immediately, you can save it as a draft and submit later before the deadline.
  • Check the Applicant’s Online User Manual if you need any assistance.
  • If you are unable to submit your application online, you can apply by mail.
  • Check your participating country profile for contact details and to download the application form or any other required documents such as referee reports (if applicable)
  • Submit your completed hard copy application form and required documents to your country contact details before the deadline.

Click here for more information on how to apply.

  1. The University of Sydney
  2. Australian Catholic University
  3. Aviation Australia
  4. Bond University
  5. Box Hill Institute TAFE
  6. Bureau of Meteorology
  7. Canberra Institute of Technology
  8. Carnegie Mellon University
  9. Central Queensland University
  10. The University of Melbourne



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