Apply for the Australia Awards – Africa

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Australia Awards, a flagship of the Australian development cooperation program offers long- and short-term study and professional development opportunities to citizens from developing countries around the globe

In Africa, the Australian Government offers scholarships and fellowships under Australia Awards for African professionals to undertake long-term studies leading to a postgraduate degree and short-term training leading to the acquisition of new skills and knowledge.

Current opportunities include:

  • Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. (Eligibility for Kenyans) Age limit: 50 years at date of application

Applications will also be considered in the following sectors:

  • Disability Studies

  • Education

  • Gender Studies

  • Health

  • Infrastructure

Applications submission deadline: December 15, 2017

  •  Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors. (Eligibility for Kenyans) Age limit: 55 years at date of application

Priority areas are:

Applications submission deadline: January 18, 2018

Application deadline: November 30, 2017

For more information on these opportunities, visit

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