Australian Government (Australia Awards) Scholarships for 2024 Announced and opened till 30th April 2024

  • Fully Funded
  • Australian Universities
  • Masters
  • All Subjects
  • International Students, Australia Awards Approved Countries
  • Australia
  • 04/30/2024
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Australian Government (Australia Awards) Scholarships for 2024 Announced and opened till 30th April 2024Australian Government (Australia Awards) Scholarships for 2024 Announced and opened till 30th April 2024

Scholarship Description:

Australia Awards Scholarships 2025 – Deadline April 30, 2024

International students from developing nations, particularly those in the Indo-Pacific region, are given the opportunity to pursue full-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies at participating Australian universities and TAFE institutions through the Australia Awards Scholarships 2025.

The Australia Awards Scholarships for the 2025-2026 cohort, a distinguished undertaking by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, are once more accepting applications. These awards provide an exceptional chance for international students hailing from developing nations, with a specific focus on those in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake their undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Australia. Scholarships provided by the Australian government serve as more than mere financial assistance; they facilitate academic excellence, professional development, and cross-cultural understanding, in keeping with Australia's dedication to assisting its partner nations in their efforts to advance.

Understanding Australia Awards Scholarship

Australia Awards Scholarships are enduring financial awards designed to support the developmental requirements of Australia's collaborating nations. They enable individuals from developing nations to pursue full-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies at Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions and universities in Australia that are participants. The purpose of the scholarships is to equip recipients with the knowledge and abilities necessary to effect change and contribute to the progress of their native nations.Sponsorship Package of Australia Awards Scholarship

Degree Level:

Australian Government (Australia Awards) Scholarships for 2024 Announced and opened till 30th April 2024 is available to undertake Masters level programs at Australian Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

The Australia Awards Scholarships for the 2025-2026 academic year will provide recipients with an array of advantages, guaranteeing a comprehensive educational experience devoid of financial constraints. These advantages consist of:

  • The scholarship provides financial coverage for the complete tuition fees for the minimum duration required to successfully complete the academic program.
  • Scholars shall be provided with a single-occupancy, economy class round-trip airfare to and from Australia.
  • Establishment Allowance: An exceptional payment designated to assist with the cost of housing, academic literature, and study supplies.
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE): A contribution made every two weeks to cover the costs of essential living.
  • The mandatory Introductory Academic Program (IAP) provides details on studying and residing in Australia.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC): The scholar is covered for essential medical expenses.
  • Pre-course English Fees: English language instruction may be provided if required.
  • Supplementary academic support is provided in order to further facilitate the academic achievement of a scholar.
  • For research students who meet the eligibility criteria, a return economy class airfare is made available for fieldwork.

Eligible Nationalities:

The eligible countries for the Australia Awards vary each year, but they generally include nations from the Indo-Pacific region, Africa, and the Middle East. Some examples of eligible countries are:

  • From the Pacific: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu.
  • From Asia: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam.
  • From Africa: Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania.
  • From the Middle East: Palestinian Territories.

For a complete and updated list of eligible countries for a specific year, please refer to the official Australia Awards website or the relevant Australian government announcements.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants who are at least 18 years old, citizens of eligible nations, and capable of fulfilling Australia's visa prerequisites are eligible to receive the scholarships. English language proficiency is an essential component of the eligibility requirements and can be assessed by submitting results from the TOEFL, PTE Academic, or IELTS examinations.

PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS IN ENGLISH:

In order to qualify for the Australia Awards Scholarship, candidates must satisfy particular English language requirements as of January 1, 2025. The minimum criteria are as follows:

A minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (Academic section), ensuring that no individual band falls below 6.0; a TOEFL iBT score of 84 or higher, with a minimum of 21 in each sub-test; or a PTE Academic score of 58 or higher, with no communicative skill score falling below 50.


Application Procedure:

Applying for the Australia Awards Scholarship involves a straightforward process designed to ensure candidates can submit their applications efficiently. Here are the simple steps to follow:

  1. Seek acceptance from professors of Australian universities participating in Australia awards scholarship.
  2. Check Eligibility: Visit the official Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) website to confirm if your country is listed among the participating countries and ensure you meet other eligibility criteria such as age, residency, and English language proficiency requirements.
  3. Prepare Documents: Gather all necessary documents including academic transcripts, degree certificates, proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE scores), and any other required documents as specified on the scholarship’s official website.
  4. Online Application via OASIS:
    • Register on the Online Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS) to start your application. You’ll receive a unique username and password.
    • Fill in the application form carefully, upload all required documents, and submit your application before the deadline. Ensure to save a draft of your application as you progress, as you can update it anytime until the final submission.
  5. Email Application (If Necessary): In case you face issues with online submission, check the scholarship’s official website for guidelines on submitting your application via email, including downloading, filling, and sending the application form along with the required documents

Application Deadline

The application deadline for the batch of 2025-2026 Australia Awards Scholarship is April 30, 2024.

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