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Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)







Australia awards are prestigious international scholarships managed by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

Australian Awards Scholarships provide opportunities for candidates from Australia's partner countries to undertake full time study in Australian tertiary and technical institutions, including the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

The targeted fields of study under the Australia Awards Scholarships differs from country to country and are determined by the recipient countries human resource and development needs and in accordance with Australia's bilateral aid program.

Australia Awards Scholarships contribute to the long term objectives of partner countries (opens an external site) to promote growth and stability. They equip students with the skills and knowledge to drive change and contribute to the economic and social development of their own countries.

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Who is eligible?

Applicants must satisfy both the general eligibility criteria and specific criteria established for each country.

Applicants will also need to satisfy all requirements of the Australian Department of Home Affairs.

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For detailed information on Australia Award Scholarships, including its selection criteria, eligible countries and when and how to apply, refer to the Australia Awards Scholarship website (opens an external site).

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Head Office
Phone: +61 2 6206 4000