2016/2017 Australia Awards Masters Level Scholarships for Study in Australia (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: November 30th 2015

In Africa, the Australian Government offers scholarships and fellowships under the Australia Awards for African nationals to undertake long term studies leading to a postgraduate degree and short term training leading to the acquisition of new skills. Long term awards include Australia Award Scholarships to undertake Masters-level studies in Australian universities.

Australia Awards Scholarships (Masters level)

Priority areas are:

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must not be 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 your country 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) (for Nigerian candidates- visit adsafrica.com.au for country specific requirements) 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

Eligible African 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

Check Out which Awards are available in your country below:
A
Algeria 
Angola
B
Benin
Botswana -A
Burkina Faso
Burundi
C
Carpe Verde
Cameroon – A  November 30th 2015
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Republic of the
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Cote d’Ivoire – A November 30th 2015
D
Djibouti
E
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia – A November 30th 2015
G
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana – November 30th 2015
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
K
Kenya
L
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
M
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique – A November 30th 2015
N
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria – A November 30th 2015
R
Rwanda
S
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
T
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
U
Uganda
Z
Zambia

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Australia Awards Masters Level Scholarships for Study in Australia (Fully Funded)

43 COMMENTS

  1. I am a graduate from the University of Sierra Leone with a B.Sc (General) in Business Administration and I will like to do my Masters program.

  2. je suis de nationalité comorienne, ingenieur en production animal, j’aimerais bien preparer mon Master en production animale.
    Merci

  3. Comment:like to apply as you give me the procedure to follow. Education is my first priority. Currently l hold the first degree in education primary from Uganda MARTYRS University.

  4. hello
    am a graduate of industrial chemistry and want to study environmental chemistry at masters level, kindly give the direntries for application.thanks
    from nigeria

  5. Dear, sir
    I am an Abe advance diploma(level 6) holder in business administration. Which is a first degree equivalent .what are the procedure to follow in order to apply.
    Thank you.

  6. It is actually a very important website with a lot of information, but i failed to find a link to an online application form for 2016/2017 Australia Awards Scholarship in Africa, am in Uganda. Which links should i open?
    Thanks, God bless you.

  7. I am a graduate of petroleum engineering and will like to further my education in Australia. Please how can i apply for?

  8. Please help me with the web address in which I can apply for scholarship for 2016/2017 academic year, thanks

    • I have seventeen years of work experience and possess BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. I would like to pursue Masters in Engineering management do I qualify for this scholarship.

  9. I have fifteen years of work experience and posses BA in Environment Management from Makerere University Kampala. I have loved to pursue Masters in Environment Oil and Gas or Climate Change or Environmental Public Health but since 2002 i have failed to gain scholarship
    Do i qualify for this scholarship?
    Thank you,
    pizzharo Lamechkxs Ogwal.

  10. Hi.i want to congratulate Australian government for these opportunities He gives African to study in Australia through scholarship.i would like to know how i can apply for scholarship in order to prepare my masters in Australia.thanks

  11. I Am Ethiopian My Name Is Remedan Kasim Holder Of First Degree B.S.C In Rular Development And Agricultural Extension From One Of Ethiopia University Haramaya University In 2010 G.C And I Was Born 1983 G.C And Also Now I Am Working Environmental Protection Office In Ethiopia , I Have 7 Years Of Work Experience. I Wish To Apply For Australia Awards Africa Scholarships For M.S.C In Related On My Profession And I Hope You Will Help Me. Contacts Mail: Remedan.Kasim@facebook.Com , Mobile No:+251913230554

  12. my name is Abdisha Kasim From Ethiopia, I Have First Degree In Field Of Plants Science And I Graduated In Ethiopia Ambo University In 2013 G.C And I Was Born In 1981 G.C I WISH TO APPLY FOR AUSTRALIA AWARD AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP FOR MASTER RELATED ON MY PROFESSION. CONTACTS; MAIL ABDISHA.KASIM@FACEBOOK.COM , MOBILE +251920920696

  13. my name is Abdisha Kasim From Ethiopia, I Have First Degree In Field Of Plants Science And I Graduated In Ethiopia Ambo University In 2013 G.C And I Was Born In 1981 G.C Also I Have 9 Years Of Work Expierence In My Profession I WISH TO APPLY FOR AUSTRALIA AWARD AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP FOR MASTER RELATED ON MY PROFESSION. CONTACTS; MAIL ABDISHA.KASIM@FACEBOOK.COM , MOBILE +251920920696

  14. Hi, I’m Nancy Nema Kindin and am from Papua New Guinea. I have 15 years of work experience and I work as a trainer or Lecturer for the PNG Institute of Public Administration – School of Government. I have a Bacherlor in Education in Teaching Humanities (UPNG – Goroka Campus) & Diploma in Training & Assessment(NTC). I really want toi do my Masters in Communuication in Diversitites at workplaces. Please Help me.

  15. hello im graduated from business faculities in 2014 and i have 1 year and 6 month experience in banking and finace and also i have intereseted to attend my master class by any aid ceneter given to me.

  16. jjiam BAYIHA BILLONG from Cameroon, i am graduated in bilingual studies(French-English). In first-year Master, i specialize myself in contrastive studies in languages since learning languages is my dream. Because of financial problems, i call you for help.

  17. I am George Agbeigeima Dambo, Sierra Leonean by nature and a visionary team leader, with expertise in strategic planning, youth development work, program development and management, grants acquisition and management, working in emergencies, research, team building, community development, team building and capacity building for quality service delivery. Have outstanding written and oral communication skills and proven ability in the English language.
    I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (Second Class, Second Division) from Fourah Bay College – University of Sierra Leone in 1996.
    It is my ardent desire to pursue a master’s degree in Development and International Relations. But due to financial constraints, I am yet to realize my dream. I do hope your management can assist me by providing financial support to me, so as to actualize my dream.

  18. Comment:please here is my number, I wish to apply for the to study mathematics or computer education abroad, how do I apply for the scholarship, am an upper HND HOLDER, am in NIGERIA, THANK YOU

  19. Hi! Are there no scholarship for this year anymore because the info on a website says open 1 September 2015- 30 November 2015. Does that means there are no scholarship for 2016/17 application.

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  21. I would like to apply for a Masters Program in Environmental Studies: Specifically, Safety, Health & Environment but I have been failing to access the application form. Please help. My background is Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health from University of Zambia.

  22. i wuold like to applly Msc in food science and post harvest teechnology please contact me by this phone 0934954224

  23. […] Australia Awards Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships that lead to an academic qualification from an Australian university. The objective of the Awards is to provide high quality education and training to talented Africans who will be in a position, on their return home, to make an important contribution to national or regional development. […]

  24. Please my is Ezealaji Osinachi Stanley, Am very in interested in pursuing of Master Degree Scholarship in Health or Education in your Country, Please inbox me with the School Scholarship site with my email address ezealajistanley2014@gmail.com & my phone number is +2347038786356. Thank you and remain blessed

  25. […] Australia Awards Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships that lead to an academic qualification from an Australian university. The objective of the Awards is to provide high quality education and training to talented Africans who will be in a position, on their return home, to make an important contribution to national or regional development. […]

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