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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.


Angelia (second from right) and fellow-BAGUS Program participants in April 2015. heading fold
Neima Nora Candy, an Australia Awards Alumna from Liberia, has received the 2015 Alumni Award for National Leadership from The University of Newcastle for her leadership in the fight against Ebola in her home country.
Neima Candy (far right) with Liberian Red Cross and International Federation of the Red Cross health workers heading fold
Australia Awards alumnus Undrakh Chinchuluun (left) is a founder of Mongolia’s Princess Centre for girls and young women, which works to help support, educate and empower  vulnerable young women in that country.
Undrakh Chinchuluun at Mongolia’s Princess Centre...empowering young women heading fold
Distinguished Cambodian psychiatrist Dr Chhim Sotheara is tackling one of the world’s highest national rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), right at home in his own country.
Distinguished Cambodian psychiatrist Dr Chhim Sotheara conducts a therapy and trauma counselling session. heading fold
Kenya’s Peter Chemweno is a high achieving Australia Awards scholar who just happens to need a wheelchair to get around. He’s found Canberra’s Australian National University the perfect place to study.
Australia Awards scholar praises disabled access at Australian National University heading fold
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Last updated: January 15, 2016