Study in Australia – international students
Australia Awards Fully Funded Scholarships are long-term scholarships administered by the Department of Trade and Foreign Affairs.
The Australian Scholarships aim to contribute to the development needs of Australia’s partner countries in accordance with regional and bilateral agreements.
They provide the opportunity for people from developing countries, especially countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at Australian universities and technical education institutions and complementary participants (TAFE).
The study and research opportunities provided by Australian scholarships develop people’s skills and knowledge to drive change and contribute to development in their own country.
Coverage and benefits of Australian scholarships
The Fully Funded Australian Scholarships 2021 are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education institution, including any preparatory training.
The following benefits generally apply:
Covers all tuition fees.
Round-trip payment for a round-trip economy airline ticket to and from Australia via the most direct route
settlement allowance: a one-time payment as a contribution to the costs of accommodation, textbooks, study materials
Living Expense Contribution (CLE) – A bi-monthly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by the ministry.
Introductory Academic Program (IAP): compulsory program prior to the start of formal academic studies covering information about life and study in Australia.
Foreign Student Health Coverage (OSHC) for the duration of the fellowship (for the fellow only) – provided to cover the fellow’s basic medical costs (except for pre-existing conditions)
Pre-course English (PCE) fee: If required, PCE may be available to students for training in the country and / or Australia
Additional academic support may be available to ensure a student’s academic success or enhance their academic experience.
Fieldwork (for research fellowships and course-based master’s degrees with a research component where fieldwork is required) may be available to research students eligible for round-trip airfare to class. economic via the most direct route to your country of citizenship or Australia.
Australia grants scholarship eligibility
To be eligible to receive an Australia Awards scholarship, applicants must:
be at least 18 years old on February 1 of the year of
start the scholarship
be a citizen of a participating country (as listed on the Australian awards website)
and reside and apply for the scholarship in your country of
not be an Australian citizen, have permanent residence in Australia or be
apply for a visa to live in Australia permanently
not be married, engaged or de facto to someone who has
hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residence,
time during the application, selection or mobilization phases (note: residents
Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau of New Zealand nationality are eligible, but
must apply for a student visa [subclass 500] not be up to date in military service
have never received a long-term Australian award, unless they have
have resided outside Australia for double the time
in Australia (for example, a former beneficiary who went to Australia
Price The scholarship in Australia for four years will not be eligible to apply
another Australian scholarship until they have resided outside Australia
For eight years)
have met specific criteria established by the program area or
government of the applicant’s country of citizenship (for example, having worked
a number of years in an appropriate industry)
be able to meet the admission requirements of the institution in which
assignment must be made (this may mean that program areas will need to be
withdraw a price offer if the recipient cannot meet the institution’s requirements
conditions of admission. This may not be known until the program areas request a
placement in selected institutions)
be able to meet all the requirements of the Interior Ministry to celebrate a
Student visa. This may mean that the program area will need to remove a
price offer if recipient cannot meet visa requirements
Do not apply for a scholarship for a study program at a lower academic level.
then they have already passed (for example, apply for a masters scholarship when
they already have a doctorate)
Applicants should inform the program area of any link or relationship with
staff employed in program areas (including locally hired staff in the
manage contractors so that the application can be correct and transparent
Types of courses available to applicants
Vocational education and training courses (VET)
Undergraduate course (undergraduate)
Doctoral programs (Ph.D.)
How to Apply for Australia Scholarships 2021
Check your country’s opening and closing dates and select your country of citizenship / residence from the list of participating countries for specific information on eligibility, priority areas, and how to apply. Check the page of the participating countries for the opening and closing dates.
If you intend to apply, you should read the Australian Scholarship Policy Manual. The handbook provides information on general eligibility requirements, selection processes, rights, and responsibilities. Please note that the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade may revise and update the manual at any time without prior notice.
Some countries encourage you and allow you to apply online, while others require paper applications. Please refer to the profile of your participating country for more information.
Australia Scholarships 2021 Online Application
Access the Australian Online Scholarship Information System (OASIS). When you register online, you will need to answer a few questions to establish your eligibility. You will then receive a unique registration number, username and password.
You do not need to submit your application immediately. You can create a draft application form and update it, along with your supporting documents, until the designated closing date in the relevant participating country profile.
Once submitted, your application cannot be modified. We strongly encourage applicants who apply online to do so well in advance of the deadline. OASIS experiences peak usage in the days leading up to the closing date and applicants may experience delays.
Please refer to the candidate’s online user manual for assistance.
Australia Scholarships Deadline 2021
Applications will open on February 1, 2020. The deadline to apply for the Australia Scholarships 2021 was extended from April 30, 2020 to June 30, 2020.
Submit your scholarship application here