Scholarships for Masters studies in Australia are offered to eligible African candidates for postgraduate studies. The next round of applications will open from 1 September 2018.
Focus sectors for Masters Awards reflect areas that have been identified as priorities by partner governments and in which Australia is recognised as having world-leading expertise and experience. Current priority sectors include agricultural productivity, extractives and public policy.
For information on the courses available and institutions that you can apply for, click through to the official Australian Government website for international students. This website is managed by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).
For more information on Masters Scholarships, please see the links below:
- Apply now
- Application and selection process
- Interview preparation
- Pre-departure support
- On-Award support
- Plan your reintegration
- 2020 Intake – Master’s Brochure
Short Courses offer opportunities for short-term postgraduate training delivered in Australia and/or in Africa for up to six weeks.
For more information on Short Course Awards, please see the links below:
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To be considered for a Master’s Scholarship or Short Course Award, applicants must meet their country’s eligibility requirements. In general, the following requirements apply:
- Citizen of an eligible African country
- Minimum academic requirement: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Mid-level to senior-level professional, currently employed in a relevant field
- Meet relevant post-graduate work experience requirements
- Demonstrate a clear vision of how the knowledge gained through the scholarship will be used to improve policy, practice or reform in their home country
- Satisfactory English proficiency to enable full participation in a training course delivered in English
- Satisfy all requirements of the Australian Government for the appropriate student visa (subclass 500).