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.


As Australia’s universities and higher education institutions commence classes for the year, we extend a warm welcome to our new Australia Awards scholars and wish them a successful transition into life and study in Australia.
Emerging global leaders at the Sydney 2016 Australia Awards Welcome and Farewell Celebrationsheading fold
Are you an Australia Awards Alumni with an interesting story to tell about  how your Australian study experience has shaped your life? If so, researchers from the new Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility may soon be in touch with you to find out more.
Four-year Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility launches annual alumni surveysheading fold
The Australian Government today (Thursday 3 November 2016) announced it will provide 3,500 Australia Awards Scholarships and Fellowships for study commencing in 2017, and released a new three-year strategic framework—the Australia Awards Global Strategy.
Australia offers 3,500 new Australia Awards in 2017 and launches the Australia Awards Global Strategy.heading fold
Australia Awards scholar, Rafael Beni is setting his sights on a leadership position to ensure that he is able to implement the changes he would like to see in his country.
"Before coming to Australia I was unsure of my direction because in Timor-Leste, we mostly work just to feed our family"heading fold
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
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Last updated: January 15, 2016