October 2, 2022

Australia Awards 2020 Scholarships is ON | Apply Here

The Australia Awards 2020 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. Australia Awards 2020 Scholarships are not available for training in areas related to flying aircraft, nuclear technology or military training.

Australia Awards 2020 Scholarships Eligibility

  • be a minimum of 18 years of age on 1 February of the year of commencing the scholarship;
  • 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;
  • not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia permanently;
  • 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 mobilisation phases (note: residents of Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau with New Zealand citizenship are eligible but must apply for a Student visa [subclass 500]);
  • not be current serving military personnel;
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • 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;
  • 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 PhD); and
  • Applicants must inform the Program Area of any connection or relationship to staff employed at Program Areas (including locally engaged staff at post) or with managing contractors so that the application may be properly and transparently managed.
Australia Awards 2020 Scholarships
Australia Awards 2020 Scholarships

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How to Apply for Australia Awards 2020 Scholarships

  • Go to the Online Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS).
  • When you register online, you will be required to answer some questions to establish your eligibility.
  • You will then be given a unique registration number, username and password.
  • You do not need to submit your application immediately.
  • You can set up a draft application form and update it, and your supporting documentation, until the designated closing date as on the relevant participating country profile.
  • Once submitted, your application cannot be changed.
  • We strongly advise applicants applying online to do so well before the closing date.
  • OASIS experiences peak usage in the days leading up to the closing date and applicants may experience delays.
  • Refer to the Applicant’s Online User Manual if you need help.

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