Applications are invited to apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2021 by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students to Study in Austria free.

Make a Difference with an Australia Awards Scholarships. The aim of the AAS Scholarships is to Provide Opportunities for people from developing countries to undertake full-time Undergraduate or Postgraduate study at participating Australian Universities.

You can apply for Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. Scholarships. You can apply in Australian Universities as well as and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. Through Australia Awards Scholarships you can develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own countries.

Australia Awards Scholarships 2021 Details

  • Country: Australia
  • Scholarship by: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Degree Level: Bachelors, Masters, PhD
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 30th April 2020

What You Can Study?

  • Australia Awards Scholarships are offering Scholarships to Study Undergraduate, Postgraduate Study in Australia. Study programs must relate to your country’s priority areas for development. These are listed on the participating country profiles.
  • Australia Awards are not available for training in areas related to flying aircraft, nuclear technology or military training.

Australia Awards Participating Institutions

You can study and get a Scholarship at any of the Participating Country of Australian Awards Scholarships. You can find the Lit of Univerity

Financial Benefits

Australia Awards Scholarships is a Fully Funded all expenses covered International Scholarship for International Students. All the expenses will be covered. The details are given below.

  • Full Tuition Fees.
  • Return Air Travel
  • Establishment Allowance—a once only payment as a contribution towards Accommodation Expenses, Textbooks, Study Materials
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE)
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Pre-Course English (PCE) Fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training
  • Supplementary academic support may be available to ensure a scholar’s academic success or enhance their academic experience
  • fieldwork (for research awards and Masters by coursework which has a research component where fieldwork is compulsory) may be available for eligible research students for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.

Eligible Countries


Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Vietnam


Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis, and Futuna


Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia

Middle East

Palestinian Territories

Eligibility Criteria

  1. be a minimum of 18 years of age on 1 February of the year of commencing the scholarship;
  2. be a citizen of a participating country (as listed on the Australia Awards website) and be residing in and applying for the scholarship from their country of citizenship;
  3. not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia permanently;
  4. not be married to, engaged to, or a de facto of a person who holds, or is eligible to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency, at any time during the application, selection or mobilization phases (note: residents of Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau with New Zealand citizenship are eligible but must apply for a Student visa [subclass 500]);
  5. not be current serving military personnel;
  6. not have previously received a long-term Australia Award unless they have resided outside of Australia for twice the length of the total time that they were in Australia (for example, a previous awardee who has been on an Australia Awards Scholarship in Australia for four years will not be eligible to apply for another Australia Awards Scholarship until they have resided outside Australia for eight years);
  7. have satisfied any specific criteria established by the Program Area or the government of the applicant’s country of citizenship (e.g. having  worked a certain number of years in an appropriate sector);
  8. be able to satisfy the admission requirements of the institution at which the award is to be undertaken (this may mean that Program Areas will need to withdraw an award offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the institution’s admission requirements. This may not be known until Program Areas request a placement at selected institutions);
  9. be able to satisfy all requirements of the Department of Home Affairs to hold a Student Visa. This may mean that the Program Area will need to withdraw an award offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the visa requirements;
  10. Not be applying for a scholarship for a course of study at an academic level lesser than they have already achieved (eg be applying for a Master’s scholarship when they already hold a Ph.D.); and
  11. Applicants must inform the Program Area of any connection or relationship to staff employed at Program Areas (including locally engaged staff at the post) or with managing contractors so that the application may be properly and transparently managed.
  12. Read the complete eligibility criteria in the Australia Awards Policy Handbook (PDF)


The last date to apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2021 is 30th April 2020. Applications will open on 1st February 2020. You can Check Opening & Closing Dates for Your Country.

How to Apply for Australia Awards Scholarships 2021

There are Two Procedures to Apply. Apply Online or through Mail depends on your country. The Complete Procure on How to apply is given below in the link in Red Color.



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