Scholarships Merit-based
Australian Government

Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships

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Any
Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
Australia
Location
Anytime
Application deadline

About

Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships provide people from Pacific developing countries with opportunities to study at selected education institutions in the Pacific region.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Varies

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses
  • travel expenses
  • other

Description

The purpose of the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships is to give people the opportunity to gain and build the knowledge and skills to drive positive change, and influence their home country's development.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Scholarship entitlements vary between countries and institution of enrolment.

Generally entitlements cover a return airfare from your home country to the country of study, academic and other compulsory fees, an establishment allowance and a living allowance paid fortnightly.

In some countries the living allowance may be paid at a higher rate when the student is joined long term by one or more family members. No assistance is available for the airfares of family members.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a scholarship applicants must:

  • be a citizen of and a resident in the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships participating country
  • not have or be entitled to permanent residence in Australia; and not be married or engaged to be married to a person who holds or is eligible to hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residence status (unless their country does not issue passports–the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau)
  • meet specific eligibility criteria imposed by the government of the applicant's country of citizenship
  • satisfy the host government's immigration requirements for regional students
  • not hold another scholarship during the period of the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship
  • not be transferring from another scholarship
  • not hold or have held an Australian Government scholarship in the two years preceding the proposed time of commencement of the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Australia

Nationality

13 nationalities

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Anytime

Applicants compete on their merit which includes academic achievement and other selection criteria. The selection criteria vary between countries and are developed jointly by the Australian and partner governments.

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