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Australia Awards Africa Scholarship Program for Masters, Fellowships, and Short Courses in 2023/2024.

Australia Awards Africa Scholarship Program for Masters, Fellowships, and Short Courses in 2023/2024.
Australia Awards Africa Scholarship Program for Masters, Fellowships, and Short Courses in 2023/2024.

The Australia Awards Africa Scholarship Program includes Masters, Fellowships, and Short Course programs to enhance skills and competencies in important sectors, ultimately contributing to African nations’ social and economic development results and the Sustainable Development Goals. Australia Awards directly support Australia’s interests in the African continent’s security, stability, and prosperity by strengthening African leadership and skills in areas such as agriculture and food security, climate change and adaptation, renewable energy, mining governance, and countering terrorism and violent extremism.

In a variety of ways, the Australia Awards Africa program promotes and supports Australian development and economic diplomacy objectives:

Alumni put their new abilities to use to help their country develop.
Australia is recognised and valued by African nations as a reliable partner and source of expertise, and relationships are formed between Australian and African people and organisations, creating enduring partnerships and future cooperation. Requirements for the The 2023/2024 Australia Awards Africa Scholarship Program Australia Awards are open to high calibre, mid to senior level professional applicants from the public, private and community sectors (civil society). Applications will be open to participants from Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the 2024 intake.

Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with disability and marginalised groups. Benefits Australia Awards Africa scholarships are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian education institution, including any preparatory training.

Scholarship recipients will receive: return air travel a one-off establishment allowance on arrival full tuition fees contribution to living expenses introductory academic program overseas student health cover for the duration of the scholarship supplementary academic support fieldwork allowance for research students and masters by coursework which has a compulsory fieldwork component Selection process Applications will be shortlisted after eligibility checking and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The selection process will include an interview. Applicants will be assessed on: academic competence potential outcome, specifically the contribution to development outcomes in eligible countries of Africa professional and personal leadership attributes including relevant work experience. Successful candidates will be notified in late 2023.

Travel will be subject to meeting the requirements imposed by the Australian Government, as determined by the federal Department of Education, and must meet the requirements imposed by relevant state and territory governments.

The candidates will be required to attend: course counselling pre-departure briefing university’s Introductory Academic Program other required preparatory study on arrival in Australia. Method of Application Applications must be lodged online through the Online Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS) by 11.59PM AEST on 29 April 2023.

You will need to register and establish your eligibility before submitting your application. Applications and/or supporting documents received after the closing date will not be considered. Australia Awards Africa scholarship applicants must meet all eligibility requirements detailed in the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook.

Applicants must also meet country-specific conditions and provide relevant documentation to support their application.

For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage Application Deadline: 29 April 2023.