Apply for an Australia Awards Scolarships

Scholarships for Masters Studies and Fellowships in Australia in the priority sectors of mining, agriculture/fisheries, or public policy/governance are now being offered to eligible African candidates under the following awards:

  • Australia Awards Africa Fellowships (for study in 2015): professional development short courses in specialized fields delivered in both Africa and Australia (applications close 16 January 2015)
  • Australia Awards Scholarships (for study in 2016): Masters-level study at an Australian University (applications close 12 December 2014)

The application process for Australia Awards is open and competitive, providing equal opportunity regardless of gender, ethnicity or disability. The Australian Government also strongly encourages applications from women. Mechanisms are in place to support the participation of people with disability.

The Awards aim at attracting high calibre, early to mid-career professionals from the public and private sectors as well as civil society who have the potential to lead and support accelerated progress towards development objectives in their country.

Further details about the Awards and how to submit an application can be found at the following website:

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  • Guest (Abdi Hassan Ali)

    I would like to join Australia scholarship award. I am Somalian and am interest international relationship

    Comment last edited on about 6 years ago by Ethel Makila, Communications Officer
  • Dear Abdi Hassan,
    The Australia Awards fellowships are managed by the Government of Australia and the BecA-ILRI Hub only raises awareness about them when they are available. To stay informed of what scholarship opportunities are available from the Australian Government, please visit their website

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