How to apply

Eligibility requirements and application processes vary throughout the Australia Awards programs. Please follow the links below for detailed information about the eligibility criteria and selection process for each program. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria of the specific scholarship to which they are applying, including English language requirements.

A group of Australia Awards recipient's in conversation.

Award categories and key dates 

                                Award Application opening and closing dates Further information
Australia Awards Scholarships                            

Applications for most countries opened on 1 February 2016.

For Vanuatu, applications will open on 1 March 2016.  Please check the Australia Awards Scholarships opening and closing dates for 2017.

Applications have now closed for 2016-17 Africa Short Course Awards and Masters study.  

Australia Awards Scholarships are not offered in 2016 for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India or Nepal.

Australia Awards Scholarships                            
Australia Awards Fellowships Applications for Round 16 will open on 1 February. Australia Awards Fellowships                            
​Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships ​Applications for most countries for Round 17 opened on 1 February. For Vanuatu, applications will open on 1 March 2016. ​Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships 2016 Round                            

Applications for the 2016 round have now closed.

Applications for the 2017 Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship round are expected to open in early April, and close on 30 June 2016.                         

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships
Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships - International applicants                            
Australia Awards John Allwright Fellowships Candidates must submit their applications by 31 July of the year prior to the study taking place.                             John Allwright Fellowships                            
Australia Awards John Dillon Fellowships Applications close on 31 August of the year prior to the visit program taking place.                            


Last updated: February 3, 2016