The Australian Government has announced that applications for the 2025 Australia Awards Scholarships round are now open.
The scholarships provide the opportunity for individuals from a selection of developing countries to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities. The opening date for the 2025 intake for applications is Thursday, 1 February 2024 and the closing date is Tuesday, 30 April 2024 11:59 pm AEST.
Some of the participating universities include the University of Canberra, The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney, The University of Adelaide, and The University of Melbourne amongst others.
What are the Australia Awards Scholarships?
The Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) program is highly prestigious and competitive. It offers government-funded grants to students from a wide range of locations globally, to develop their skills, knowledge and leadership to drive change and contribute to the development of their own countries. The program continues the long-term commitment by the Australian Government to support partner countries through scholarships.
What is included in the scholarship?
The scholarships cover a range of expenses including:
Full tuition fees
Return air travel
Establishment allowances – a contribution towards accommodation expenses, textbooks and study materials
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
Contribution to living expenses – a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by the department
A range of support services which may include language and academic support if needed