Africa Fellowships

Applications for the 2014 Africa Fellowships (formerly called Short Course Awards) are now closed.

The following Desired Applicant Profile was for the 2014 intake and is for information purposes only.

Desired Applicant Profile (DAP)

Country-specific requirements

  • You must be between 25 and 50 years of age at the date of your application.
  • You must have at least three years’ work experience in relevant policy, practice, research or reform role following graduation. Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.

The DAP for each Africa Fellowship is available in English and Portuguese. Click on the relevant language to download the document in your preferred language.



Mining – Managing the Social and Environmental Impacts of Mining Link
Mining – Geospatial Information Systems Link
Mining – Mining Resources: Regulation and Revenue Management Link
Public Policy – Public-Private Partnerships Link



Mineração – Sistemas de Informação Geoespacial Link
Mineração – Recursos Minerais: Regulação e Revenue Management Link
Mineração – Gerenciando os sociais e ambientais da mineração Link
Política Pública – Parcerias Público-Privadas Link

Support service options

  • Special needs assistance as deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis.

Further information

For further information on Australian Government policies, please see the links below.

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