Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for a scholarship or short course, applicants must meet their country’s eligibility requirements. Generally, the following requirements apply:
  • Citizen of an eligible African country, residing and working in their country of citizenship (or working for the home government in a third 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).
Eligible Countries Short Course Awards Australia Awards Scholarships
Botswana ✔ ✔
Cameroon ✔
Cote d’Ivoire ✔
Ethiopia ✔
Ghana ✔ ✔
Kenya ✔ ✔
Madagascar ✔ ✔
Malawi ✔ ✔
Mauritius ✔ ✔
Mozambique ✔ ✔
Namibia ✔
Nigeria ✔ ✔
Rwanda ✔
Senegal ✔
Somalia ✔
South Africa ✔ ✔
South Sudan ✔
Tanzania ✔ ✔
Uganda ✔
Zambia ✔ ✔
Zimbabwe ✔

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