Australia Awards

Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government offering the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development.


More than 1300 Awardees from 60 different countries attended prestigious 2016 Australia Awards mid-year Welcome and Farewell events across Australia in June and July.
Australia Awards scholars with former DFAT Secretary Peter Varghese at the Canberra event.heading fold
When Indonesian health worker Sinndy Maria (Ndit) applied last November to attend an Australia Awards short course on malaria prevention, she thought she'd missed out.  But then good news came in an email from Australia Awards Indonesia...
Learning and having a good time… Indonesian medical professionals at the Australia Awards malaria prevention course heading fold
Pacific Islands women gender specialists, including Australia Awards scholars and alumnae, are urged to apply for places on a new Australian Government-funded 'Pacific Women' Gender Panel. Applications close on Sunday 31 July.
PNG women executives Beatrice Mahuru and Lydia Sirigoi at a Women on Boards training workshop in Port Moresby. heading fold
A group of newly arrived Australia Awards scholars has been introduced to one of Australia’s big traditions―the great Aussie barbecue.  The welcome event was hosted earlier this year by the Queensland University of Technology Australia Awards Club.
Ready for a barbecue...members of Queensland University of Technology's Australia Awards Club. heading fold
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s 2015 Australia Awards in Africa Outcomes Study has found that 98% of respondents attributed their development contributions to  the ‘soft skills’ they gained on-Award.
Australia Awards Africa alumni credit their development contributions to new skills they gained during their studies.heading fold
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Last updated: January 15, 2016