Awards Scholarships 2018
Bachelor, PGD Level
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. Awardees are required
to leave Australia for a minimum of two years
after completing their scholarship. Failure
to do so will result in the awardee incurring
a debt for the total accrued cost of their
The Awards 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
Full tuition fees
• Return air travel—payment of
a single return, economy class airfare to
and from Australia, via the most direct route
• Establishment allowance—a once
only payment of A$5,000 as a contribution
towards accommodation expenses, text books,
• Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE)
– is a fortnightly contribution to basic
living expenses paid at a rate determined
by the department. From 1 January 2013, CLE
payable to awardees is A$30,000 per year.
• Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a
compulsory 4-6 week program prior to the commencement
of formal academic studies covering information
on life and study in Australia
• Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
for the duration of the award (for award holder
only)—provided to cover the student's
basic medical costs (with the exception of
• Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if
deemed necessary PCE may be available for
students for in-country and/or in-Australia
• Supplementary Academic Support may
be available to ensure a Scholar's academic
success or enhance their academic experience
• Fieldwork (for research awardees and
Master by coursework which has a research
component where fieldwork is compulsory component)—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.
Before you apply:
• Check the open and
close dates for your country, and select your
country of citizenship/residency from the
list of participating countries for specific
information on eligibility, priority areas
and how to apply. See the participating country
page for opening and closing dates.
• If you intend to apply, you must read
the Scholarships Policy Handbook. The handbook
provides information including general eligibility
requirements, selection processes, entitlements
and awardee responsibilities. Note that the
department may revise and update the handbook
at any time without notice.
• Some countries encourage and allow
you to apply online (only open until 30 April
2016) while others require hard-copy applications.
See your participating country profile for
Once you have checked the opening and closing
dates for your country, refer to the Participating
Country Profile to see which method of application
they will accept.
How to apply
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.
OASIS - http://oasis.dfat.gov.au 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.
Applying by mail
If you are unable to submit
your application online, you can apply by
mail. Please check your participating country
profile for contact details to obtain a hardcopy
application form and any other templates such
as referee reports (if applicable).
Completed hard copy application forms and
supporting documentation must be submitted
by the deadline specified by your country.
See the opening and closing dates for each
Scholarship for: Bachelor, PGD Level.
Total Scholarship: 0
Start Date: February 01, 2018
Last Date: April 30, 2018
date of application: 30 April 2018