Australia Awards are international scholarships funded by the Australian Government which promote development in Africa through a program of training opportunities for African professionals. In this round, one of the focus sectors is Agricultural Productivity. Applications are now open for master-level degrees and short courses.
Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.
Award types include:
- Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level.
- 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.
Deadline: 1 September – 30 November 2015
Scholarships: About Australia Awards Scholarships Australia Awards Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships that lead to an academic qualification from an Australian university. The objective of the Awards is to provide high quality education and training to talented Africans who will be in a position, on their return home, to make an important contribution to national or regional development. Download full AAA Scholarships call
Deadline: 1 September – 18 December 2015
Short Courses: Australia Awards Short Courses Australia Awards Short Courses provide short-term training opportunities for African professionals in specialised fields. The objective of the Australia Awards Short Courses is to develop the capacity and leadership skills of Africans so they can contribute more effectively to development in their home countries. Course durations range between one and three months. Training is delivered in Australia as well as in various locations in Africa. Download full AAA Short Courses call.
For more information on eligibility criteria and application forms, please visit the Australia Awards website: www.australiaawardsafrica.org