Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21 for Developing Countries

Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21 for Developing Countries

Australia Awards Scholarships which is administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs

and Trade is aimed contributing to the development needs of Australia’s partner countries

in line with bilateral and regional agreements.

Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21 for Developing Countries


Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21 for Developing Countries: Another round of

applications is open for the Australia awards scholarships 2020/21 and aimed at students

and professionals from developing nations across the globe.

You can access the opportunity by checking if you are eligible and know the application

date range for your country.

They provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those

countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full time undergraduate or

postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Scholarships to be taken at: Australian Universities/Institutions.

Scholarship Type: Fully-Funded Scholarships

Scholarship level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate.

Slots: Several

Scholarship Worth/Allowance: Fully-Funded.

Subject Eligibility: All subject areas.

Country/Candidate Eligibility:  International students/Students from developing countries

Award Conditions and Eligibility:

You can check country specific eligibility through the link given (see below) for participating

countries. You should also read: Eligibility Tips for the awards.

Applicants who want to accept an Australia Awards Scholarship will need to sign a contract

with the Commonwealth of Australia declaring that they will comply with the conditions of

the scholarship.

Scholars are required to leave Australia for a minimum of two years after completing their


Failure to do so will result in the scholar incurring a debt for the total accrued cost of their


The Awards Benefits:

Australia Awards Scholarships are offered for the minimum period necessary for the

individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education

institution, including any preparatory training. The following benefits generally apply:

full tuition fees

return air travel—payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia,

via the most direct route

establishment allowance—a once only payment as a contribution towards accommodation

expenses, text books, study materials

Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) – a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses

paid at a rate determined by the department.

Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a compulsory program prior to the commencement

of formal academic studies covering information on living and studying in Australia

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder

only)—provided to cover the scholar’s basic medical costs (with the exception of pre-existing conditions)

Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training

supplementary scademic support may be available to ensure a scholar’s academic success

or enhance their academic experience

fieldwork (for research awards and Masters by coursework which have a research

component where fieldwork is compulsory) may be available for eligible research students

for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.

Application Procedures for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2020/21, you should for Developing Countries – Ho- to-Apply

Please proceed to the information page on how to apply for an Australia Awards


Country information:

Participating countries

Opening and closing dates

Participating institutions

If your countries application deadline is closed, then you should SIGN UP NOW  for our

updates by email to know when the next batch will reopen.

Visit the Official Website for Further Details.

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