Australia in Africa

Australia Awards Africa is Australia’s prestigious scholarships program for Africa. The program offers long-term Masters and professional Short Course awards to eligible countries across the continent. The awards are administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and focuses on those sectors where Australia and African nations have shared interests and where Australia has world-leading expertise to offer. 

The awards aim to contribute to the development needs of Australia’s partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements and to develop the next generation of African leaders. 

They provide opportunities for people from developing countries, to undertake study at participating Australian universities. 

The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Africa develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own countries. 

For more information on the awards, please visit DFAT’s Australia Awards Africa website

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