Australia Awards Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and available to students from developing countries to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities, including the University of Melbourne.

Applications open

1 Feb 2023

Applications closed

30 Apr 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

International student

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Varies for participating countries

What are the benefits?

In general, the Australia Awards Scholarship provide the following benefits

  • Full tuition fees, including pre-course English language course (if required)
  • Return air travel, and fieldwork travel (for students undertaking research)
  • A one-off establishment allowance and a fortnightly living stipend (Contribution to Living Expenses)
  • Access to the Introductory Academic Program (IAP) and further supplementary scademic support throughout the course
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for the duration of the award (for award holder only)

For further information, see also: Australia Awards at the University of Melbourne

For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.