2020 Fully Funded Australia Awards Scholarships For International Students

Applications are opened to apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2020 by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. All International Students who want to study free in Australia on Fully Funded Scholarships are highly encouraged to apply for AAS Scholarship.

Australian Scholarships are available to students from developing countries to study in Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree.

You can apply in Australian Universities as well as and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. Through Australia Awards Scholarships you can develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own countries. 

Host Country: Australia

Category: Bachelor’s, Masters & Ph.D

Eligible Countries: All Countries 

Reward: Full Scholarship 

Deadline: June 30, 2020

Australia Awards Participating Institutions and Eligible Countries

You can study and get a Australia Awards Scholarships at any of the Participating Country of Australian Awards Scholarships. You can find the Lit of Univerity https://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Documents/australian-institutions.pdf

List of Eligible Countries:

List of countries that are eligible for Australia Awards Scholarships is given below:

Asia

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Vietnam

Pacific

Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis, and Futuna

Africa

Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia

Middle East

Palestinian Territories.

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Scholarship Requirements

  1. be a minimum of 18 years of age on 1 February of the year of commencing the scholarship;
  2. be a citizen of a participating country (as listed on the Australia Awards website) and be residing in and applying for the scholarship from their country of citizenship;
  3. not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia permanently;
  4. not be married to, engaged to, or a de facto of a person who holds, or is eligible to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency, at any time during the application, selection or mobilization phases (note: residents of Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau with New Zealand citizenship are eligible but must apply for a Student visa [subclass 500]);
  5. not be current serving military personnel;
  6. not have previously received a long-term Australia Award unless they have resided outside of Australia for twice the length of the total time that they were in Australia (for example, a previous awardee who has been on an Australia Awards Scholarship in Australia for four years will not be eligible to apply for another Australia Awards Scholarship until they have resided outside Australia for eight years);
  7. have satisfied any specific criteria established by the Program Area or the government of the applicant’s country of citizenship (e.g. having  worked a certain number of years in an appropriate sector);
  8. be able to satisfy the admission requirements of the institution at which the award is to be undertaken (this may mean that Program Areas will need to withdraw an award offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the institution’s admission requirements. This may not be known until Program Areas request a placement at selected institutions);
  9. be able to satisfy all requirements of the Department of Home Affairs to hold a Student Visa. This may mean that the Program Area will need to withdraw an award offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the visa requirements;
  10. Not be applying for a scholarship for a course of study at an academic level lesser than they have already achieved (eg be applying for a Master’s scholarship when they already hold a Ph.D.); and
  11. Applicants must inform the Program Area of any connection or relationship to staff employed at Program Areas (including locally engaged staff at the post) or with managing contractors so that the application may be properly and transparently managed.
  12. Read the complete eligibility criteria in the Australia Awards Policy Handbook (PDF).

Scholarship Duration and Reward

  • Australia Awards Scholarships is a Free Fully Funded. All the expenses will be covered. The details are given below.

    • Complete Tuition Fees.
    • Return Air Travel
    • Establishment Allowance—a once only payment as a contribution towards Accommodation Expenses, Textbooks, Study Materials
    • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE)
    • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
    • Pre-Course English (PCE) Fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training
    • Supplementary academic 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 has 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.

Method of Application

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