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Now Open: Australia Government Scholarships for 10000 African Students 2018/2019(Undergraduate and Graduate Studies)

From 1st febuary, application opens for Australia Awards Scholarships 2018/2019. There are two
categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at
Masters 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.

About the Award

Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the 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


To be taken at: African or Australian Universities.

Priority Fields (varies by African country)
Agriculture/Food Security
Public Policy (including public sector management, public sector reform, trade, international diplomacy)
Environmental Management
Natural Resource Management (including mining related subjects)
Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)
Energy (including Natural Gas and Oil Technology)

Natural Resource Management
Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management) countries.

Offered Since: 1980

Type: Masters taught degrees and undergraduate

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Being a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Excelling academically
  • Come from an economically disadvantaged background
  • Having demonstrated the will to give back to your community, country, or continent
  • Having expressed the desire and intention to return to your home country after completing your studies.

Eligible Countries

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cape Verde,
Comoros, Congo(Republic of), Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya,
Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal,
Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia etc

In addition to the above, the following countries are eligible for Short Course Awards (SCAs)

Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea,
Gabon, Mauritania, Niger, North Sudan, Republic of Guinea, South Sudan

Number of Scholarships: Up to 1,000

Value of Scholarships: This is a Full government sponsored scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the programme

Select your country of origin. Follow the specific instruction on the page.

Sponsors: Australia Awards in Africa (AAA), an initiative of the Australian Government.

To Apply: Visit the Application Link

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  1. Golden opportunity I very interest to win this scholarship please I request you to share extra explanation in my below email I hope you to considered my request thank you

    Shamis Axmed

  2. Radia Mosaad Elsayed Abouelshohoud

    Good day sir/ madam!
    I am Dr. Radia Mosaad, member of Omar Al Mukhtar Faculty of Nursing, Al Beyda, Libya. I am interesred to avail of scholarship in your prestigious institution. May I have an additional information or guidance regarding this matter.

  3. Abdelouahad Hadjar

    Je veux plus de détails svp c vraiment très intéressant

  4. Eirkyihune Eskemech

    Engineering field is not required as per the listed priority fields. But I want to study in Electrical Engineering /or Industrial Design engineering in MSC level. If there is a probability of these fields please inform me on eirkyihuneskemech@gmail.com. Thanks.

  5. Hello. Could you please send the link?


    Goodafternoon , please i am interested in the Australian Government scholarship …I am currently completing a bachelors degree at makerere university in Uganda .Please kindly i need more information on how to apply

  7. Moto-aseh Terence

    Greetings sir/madam please i wish to ask information on how to apply

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