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Australia Awards Scholarships In Africa 2024 Programme - infopportunity

Australia Awards Scholarships In Africa 2024 Programme


Australia Awards Scholarship Programme 2023

Australia Awards is currently looking to fund undergraduates looking for scholarships.

Bursary Details

The Australia Awards Africa Programme is inviting applications for the Australia Awards 2024 Intake.

Australia Awards scholarships provide citizens of eligible African countries with the opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree at an Australian tertiary institution.

The Australia Awards are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders in developing countries.

Through study and research, recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia.

Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with disability and other marginalised groups.

More general information about the Australia Awards, Australia’s aid programme, and studying in Australia can be found at the following links:

Degree level

  • Master’s


  • Closing date: 1 May 2023 (11:59PM AEST)

Applications and/or supporting documents received after the closing date will not be considered.

Fields of study

The priority areas of study for eligible African countries in this application round are:

  • Agriculture and Food Security
  • Climate Change
  • Mining and Energy
  • Foreign policy and international security

Candidate Requirements

Australia Awards applicants must meet all eligibility requirements detailed in the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook, available at:

Bursary Enquiries

For queries please contact Australia Awards Africa via email at or refer to Frequently Asked Questions.

Conditions of Bursary

Documents and links

 Australia Awards scholarships in Africa

Online Application Platform

How to apply for an Australia Awards scholarship

Participating institutions

Frequently asked questions

Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook

Referee report template

Referee report template

OASIS Applicant User Guide

OASIS Applicant User Guide

Bursary Inclusion

  • Full tuition fees;
  • Economy class flight to and from Australia;
  • A one-off establishment allowance on arrival as a contribution towards accommodation expenses, text books, study materials;
  • Contribution to living expenses;
  • Introductory Academic Programme (IAP)–a compulsory programme prior to the commencement of formal academic studies covering information on living and studying in Australia;
  • Overseas Student Health Cover – for basic medical costs;
  • Pre-course English (PCE) fees–if required;
  • Supplementary academic support (tutorial assistance) if required, to improve a student’s performance for academic success;
  • Fieldwork allowance for research students and masters by coursework which has a compulsory fieldwork component.
How to Apply

  • be a citizen of South Africa or other eligible country;
  • Already hold an undergraduate degree; and
  • Have satisfactory English language proficiency

All applications must be made online on the Online Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS). Applicants must submit all the relevant supporting documents listed in the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook

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