$30,000 Fully-funded Australian Government Awards Fellowship for Selected International Countries 2024, Australia

Written by catherine.caoile on February 7, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Economics, Environmental Studies, Health Studies, Social Movements
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

    , Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Cambodia, Congo, Egypt, Fiji, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Travel and visa costs, Insurance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    RG Casey Building John McEwen Crescent Barton ACT 0221 Australia

Australia Awards Fellowships plan to develop and build organizations of impact and leadership by fortifying associations between Australian associations and accomplice associations in the locale. Fellowships target senior and mid-vocation professionals and experts who are in a situation to propel development results in need regions and increment the institutional limit of accomplice nations through their leadership.

About the Fellowship

Through Australia Awards Fellowships, Australian associations can apply for subsidizing to host and support a scope of expert development exercises including work connection; directed research; a management or leadership course; a study visit; program gatherings and visits, or a blend of these. Fellowships can shift long, going from 2 weeks to 52 weeks for the academic year of 2023-2024. A solid component of a Fellowship is its adaptability. They range from expert preparation of Timorese specialists in the endoscopy divisions at two driving Australian clinics to preparing government officials from Vietnam on coastal and marine protection and sustainability.

Scholarship Provider: Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 

About the Provider 

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) advances and safeguards Australia’s international advantages to help the nation’s security and thrive. They work with international accomplices and different nations to handle worldwide difficulties, increment trade, and speculation opportunities, safeguard international guidelines, keep the area stable, and help Australians abroad.

The department values set out the manner in which the department decides to accomplish its motivation and the establishment of its activities and ways of behaving. It makes a feeling of shared personality inside DFAT and characterizes how they work and cooperates with one another, their accomplices and clients, and the more extensive local area. It is critical to the exhibition and notoriety of the department and makes a positive vision a big motivator for them as an association.

The government’s objective is to make these qualities inescapable all through the department. They should be advocated for and safeguarded. While their fundamental beliefs stay steady, the way of life of the department will keep on developing. Their continuous achievement is not set in stone by the degree to which they support and experience these qualities, and by the quality and viability of the frameworks and cycles that empower them to do as such.

DFAT’s qualities are a responsibility of the department to the Australian Government, to the Australian people group and their accomplices, and, significantly, to one another as individuals from a worldwide association. They encapsulate the APS Values while showing the department’s desire for a forward-looking organization with which they can be proud.

As the government promotes the protection of Australia’s international interest that can support prosperity and security, they also work with international partners and communities to tackle worldwide difficulties, increment trade and venture potentials, safeguard international standards, keep the district stable, and help Australians abroad.

DFAT perceives the significance of esteeming variety and advancing incorporation. They particularly esteem the extraordinary characteristics, qualities, abilities, and encounters their representatives bring to the work environment. In addition, as the department that addresses Australia to the world, it is significant they mirror the variety of the Australian populace.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Applicant’s Nationality: Selected International Countries
  • Degree Level: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of Awards: 15
  • Duration: NA
  • Scholarship Country: Australia
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes

Who can apply for the Fellowship Award? 

  • Partner organizations and countries, Australian organizations such as businesses, government institutions, and non-government organizations.
  • Associations should be lawful substances with an Australian Business Number and should have the option to show joins with accomplice associations in taking part nations and give in-kind or monetary commitments to help Fellowships.

Participating Selected Countries 

  • Southeast Asia
    Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, and Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
  • South Asia and UAE 
    Palestinian Territories, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Jordan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Mongolia, Pakistan, and Nepal.
  • Europe
  • Pacific Countries
    Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Federated States of Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands,  Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau,  Fiji, and French Polynesia.
  • Africa 
    Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, and Mozambique.


  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of application and commencement of the fellowship program.
  • Must be a citizen of the list of eligible countries, and not a permanent resident in Australia.
  • Applicants are not currently serving in the military.
  • Must be able to complete all the requirements of the DFAT for the student visa.
  • Must be able to travel and participate in the fellowship program.
  • Applicants with a disability are required assistance to travel.

List of Priority Areas of Study

  • health
  • health and security
  • Gender equity
  • Social studies
  • Climate change and resilience
  • Digital economy
  • Maritime studies
  • Infrastructure and connectivity

Application Process 

Upon checking the eligibility criteria for the fellowship, the applicants, must complete the application form in an online portal provided at the official website of the provider.

Keep in mind that there will be required material upon application to ensure the application will be considered and evaluated. Late and incomplete applications will not be evaluated and will be automatically rejected.

An application that was submitted in fax or email will not be considered. Applicants must read the process of completing the application.

Fellowship Awards 

The fellowship awards will be amounting to up to $30,000AUD per fellow which will be covering the following:

  • Roundtrip airfare expenses
  • Training fees
  • Accommodation
  • Living expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Special assistance to the students with disability
  • Other related fees on the program

Applciation Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until April 2023.

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