Friday, 2 September 2016

2017 / 2018 Australia Masters Awards Scholarships For 1,000 African Students

Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provides Masters Scholarship for Africa Students.

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.

The following Fields are available for this scholarship(varies by African country):

- Agriculture/Food Security
- Education
- Health
- 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)
- Infrastructure
- Natural Resource Management
- Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management)


- Applicants must be Africans

- Applicants must be must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application.

- Applicants must have at least three (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organization type.

- Applicants must have a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognized Institution of at least 4 years in length with at least a 3rd Class Pass.

Application Process

Applicants should visit the official link to apply for this scholarship. Once the page opens, select the country of your choice. Click on the field of your choice then select REQUEST APPLICATION. (its found at the top bar of the page)

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship are as follows:

15th December 2016 for full time masters program

15th January 2017 for Short Courses open

For more information visit the official page



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