Australia Awards Scholarships – Africa

Australia Awards in Africa comprise of scholarships, short courses and fellowships that aim to support the leadership needs of African professionals as well as effectively focus training on areas most relevant to Africa’s development priorities.

Australia Awards Scholarships

Scholarships for Masters studies in Australia are being offered to eligible African candidates for postgraduate studies commencing in 2019. Applications open 1 Setember 2017 to 15 December 2017.

The following countries are eligible for Scholarships:
To find out more information on the eligibility criteria and application process please go to your country page.

Focus sectors for Masters Awards reflect areas which have been identified as priorities by partner governments and in which Australia is recognised as having world-leading expertise and experience. Current priority sectors include: Agricultural Productivity; Extractives; and Public Policy. Click here to discover what courses are available in your area of interest, at Australian institutions.

Short Courses

Short Courses offers opportunities for short-term post-graduate training delivered in Australia and/or in Africa for up to three months. The training targets experienced employees from African public, private and non-government organisations (civil society) in the following fields: Agriculture, Extractives and Public Policy. Read more about Short Courses here. Applications open 1 September 2017 – 15 January 2018.

The following countries are eligible for Short Courses:
Please navigate to your home country on the Africa map to find out more information about Short Courses as well as information on eligibility.