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                            

2018 intake applications for most countries will open on 1 February 2017 and close on 30 April 2017.

2017 intake applications for Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Timor-Leste and Vanuatu are now closed.   

2018 intake information for these countries is TBC.

Applications for Africa Short Course Awards and Masters study will close on 15 December 2016.

Applications for Bangaldesh will close on 18 November  2016.

For India scholarships, please see Australia Awards Endeavour

All Australia Awards Scholarships opening and closing dates for the 2018 intake are listed here. 

Australia Awards Scholarships                            
Australia Awards Fellowships Round 16 Australia Awards Fellowships closed on 10 March 2016. Updates on opening and closing dates for future Fellowships rounds will be available here. Australia Awards Fellowships                            
​Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships ​2018 intake applications for most countries will open on 1 February 2017 and close on 30 April 2017.  For Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Vanuatu, applications have now closed. ​Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships                         

Applications for the 2017 Australia Awards -Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships intake have now closed. All applicants (both successful and unsuccessful) will be advised of the outcome of their applications in December 2016.

Applications for the 2018 Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship round are expected to open in April 2017, and close on 30 June 2017.                         

Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships.
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: October 21, 2016