Australia Awards Scholarships for 1,000 African Students With 3rd Class

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Are you a 3rd class graduate who thinks that all hope is lost as to pursuing higher learning? do not discouraged because we are inviting you to hurry and apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships for 1,000 African Students With 3rd Class 2018/2019 is now open.

There are two categories of Award: Australian Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. And Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.

About Australia Awards Scholarships

Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.

Scholarship Type

Scholarship is for African students who wish to undertake Masters taught degrees and short courses an Australian university.

Field of study:

Offer to study in Australian universities ranges across the following fields of study.

Priority Fields (varies by African country)

  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Education
  • Health
  • Public Policy (including public sector management, public sector reform, trade, international diplomacy)
  • Environmental Management
  • Natural Resource Management (including mining related subjects)
  • Technical and Vocational Education & Training (available for Short Courses only)
  • Energy (including Natural Gas and Oil Technology)
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Transport (including Ports, Roads and Airports Management)

Scholarship Benefits:

These opportunities has value that includes full tuition waiver, accommodation, and other expenses paid.

To be taken in(Country):

All scholarships are taken in African or Australian Universities.

Scholarship Number :

Over 1000 scholarships are available

Eligible Countries:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo(Republic of), Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia etc

Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mauritania, Niger, North Sudan, Republic of Guinea, South Sudan

 

Eligibility

  • You must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application.
  • You must have at least three (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organisation type (e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.
  • You possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognised Institution of at least 4 years in length with at least a 3rd Class Pass.
  • Public sector candidates must comply with Government of Nigeria regulations for government employees wishing to apply for scholarships.
  • Public sector, private sector and civil society candidates must provide evidence of completion of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) when they apply.
  • You must not already hold, or be studying for, a Masters degree.
  • You must be willing to make a formal commitment to return to your current employment following completion of the award.
  • You must meet the general minimum eligibility criteria for Australia Awards Scholarships – refer to the Australia Awards Scholarships policy handbook.

Application Deadline:

The Scholarship is offered annually and deadline for the scholarship is December and January of academic year. We invite you to keep checking on this website for updates on this program

Application Procedure:

You can begin the application by clicking on Online Application and get more details by clicking the Scholarship Link

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22 COMMENTS

  1. Am very much willing to take masters in environmental management at your university. I have bachelor’s in forestry from makerere university Kampala Uganda with second class upper grade of 3.78

  2. i want to apply for a masters in psychology but there is no link. i have a bachelor of arts degree. please show me how to apply for this programme. Michelo Lovemore in Zambia

  3. Please, this is my great opportunity and how do we get the link for this scholarship program
    I did statistics from the former National University of Rwanda and wish to apply for masters in Health especially public health

  4. so how can i be apart of the scholarship program?
    i am from liberia aqnd a freshman student at the african methodist episcopal university.
    i really need this scholarship please help me out

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