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The Australia Awards is the cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for the Indo-Pacific region. It provides access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified students from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards alumni are expected to contribute to the development of their home countries.
The International WaterCentre’s award-winning postgraduate water programs, taught out of Griffith University in Brisbane Australia, will give you the skills and knowledge you need to think about and manage complex water management problems. Our water programs include the:
If you would like to join us in Australia in 2021 and learn how to become a future water leader, we encourage you to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship.
Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
They aim to contribute to the development needs of Australia’s partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements.
They provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities.
The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own countries.
Australia Awards Scholarships are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education institution, including any preparatory training. The following benefits generally apply:
Applicants who want to accept an Australia Awards Scholarship will need to sign a contract with the Commonwealth of Australia declaring that they will comply with the conditions of the scholarship.
Scholars are required to leave Australia for a minimum of two years after completing their scholarship. Failure to do so will result in the scholar incurring a debt for the total accrued cost of their scholarship.
Information on how to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship.
Please note, the closing date for Vanuatu is 31 March 2020.