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Australia Government Scholarship| 2018-2019 Scholarship Award For 10,000 At Top Australia Universities – Apply Now

Australia Government Scholarships for 10000 African students 2018/2019 (Undergraduate And Graduate Studies)

From 1st September application opens for Australia Awards scholarships 2017/2018.

There are 2 categories of Award : Australia Awards scholarships , to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Master Level .

And Australia Awards short courses , to undertake short-term , targeted professional training courses in Australia And/Or in Africa , in a range of development-focused sectors.

Australia Government Scholarships for 10000 African students 2018/2019 (Undergraduate And Graduate Studies)

To be taken at Australian or African Universities.

*Australia Awards , a cornerstone of Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa , provide access to postgraduate education , training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries .on their return to the workplace , Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries .

Priority fields <varies by African country>

  • Agriculture / food security.
  • Education
  • Health
  • Public policy (including public sector management , public sector reform , trade , international diplomacy )
  • Environmental management
  • Natural resource management (including mining related subject)
  • Technical and vocational Education & training ( available for short courses only)
  • Energy (natural gas & oil technology)
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural resource management
  • Transport (including ports , roads & airports management)

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

For both master degree program and the short courses : #Egypt , #Morocco ,#Algeria , #Djibouti , #Libya , #Tunisia .

And  #North Sudan only  for the short courses.

Program Period

The normal duration of the selected program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Varies by country:

  • You must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application
  • You must have at least (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organization type (e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.
  • You possess, as minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognized institution of at least 4 years in length with at least 3rd class pass.
  • Public sector candidates must comply with government of Nigeria regulation for government employees wishing to apply for scholarships.
  • Public sector, private sector and civil society candidates must provide evidence of completion of the National Youth Service Corp(NYSC) when they apply.
  • You must not already hold, or be studying for, a masters degree.
  • You must be willing to make a formal commitment to return to your current employment following completion of the award.
  • You must meet the general minimum eligibility criteria for Australia Awards Scholarships-refer to the Australia Award Scholarships policy handbook.

Target Group:

  • You are a national of an African country. See country list below.
  • You are an early or mid-career professional working in the public sector, the private sector or an non-government organization (civil society) in one of the listed priority fields of study.
  • You wish to undertake a masters degree in Australia in one of the listed priority fields of study. You cannot study a masters of Business Administration.
  • You have a clear vision of how you will use the knowledge gained through the masters degree to improve policy, practice or education in the proposed fields of study.
  • Gender equality: Australia Awards target equal participation by women and men. Applications from women are strongly encourage, And mechanisms are in place to support women applicants and awardees.
  • Disability Inclusion: Australia Awards aim to ensure that people with disability are given fair and equal opportunity to compete for and obtain a scholarship. Applications from people with disability are strongly encouraged. Mechanisms are in place to support applicants and awardees requiring specific assistance.

— The conditions for other countries will soon be open because the submission of this Scholarship has not yet been opened in some countries.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

How to Apply

Mode of applying is online :

  • Follow the link and choose your country
  • Upload the required documents .

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