Scholarships Merit-based
Curtin University

Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS)

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Any
Disciplines
5000 AUD
Grant
Australia
Location
Anytime
Application deadline

About

Scholarships are part of Curtin's commitment to rewarding academic excellence, supporting research and enabling students from all backgrounds to realise their potential. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current Curtin students.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Up to 5,000 AUD ($)

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

Australia Awards Scholarship (AAS) are funded by Australian Government to provide higher education opportunities for people from developing countries to study in Australia to build the skills and knowledge to drive change as the next generation of global leaders. These scholarships aim to contribute to the development needs of Australia's partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements. Scholarships are mainly at postgraduate level however there is a limited number of undergraduate scholarships (country specific).

Curtin will work with AAS recipients to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to drive change and contribute to the economic and social development in your home country and build enduring connections within the community.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

AAS are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education institution, including any preparatory training. The following benefits generally apply:

  • Full tuition fees.
  • Return air travel—payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia, via the most direct route.
  • Establishment allowance—a once only payment of AUD$5,000 as a contribution towards as accommodation expenses, text books, study materials.
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) is a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by Australian Government. From 1 January 2015, CLE payable to Scholars studying under an AAS is AUD$30,000 per year.
  • Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a compulsory 4-6 week program prior to the commencement of formal academic studies covering information on life and study in Australia.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder only)—provided to cover the student's basic medical costs (with the exception of pre existing conditions).
  • Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training.
  • Supplementary Academic Support may be available to ensure a Scholar's academic success or enhance their academic experience.
  • Fieldwork (for research students only)—may be available for eligible research students for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.

Eligibility

  • AAS are offered to people from Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific. 

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Australia

Nationality

225 nationalities

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Anytime

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