An Australia Awards Scholarship is your opportunity to help drive the development of Pakistan and build strong links with Australia.
These prestigious scholarships have been offered by the Australian Government for over 20 years as a fundamental part of the Australian aid program in Pakistan. As an Australia Awards scholar, you can gain an internationally recognised qualification from an Australian university and have the chance to pursue a career in Pakistan that makes a difference. The Australian Government is committed to your success.
Through study and practical experiences you will gain the skills and knowledge to drive economic and social development in Pakistan.
Your Australia Award entitles you to world-class benefits and support, as you undertake your studies.
When you return home, your membership of the Australia Awards Alumni will provide you with a global network of like-minded professionals and an ongoing connection to Australia.
Australia Awards Scholarships Priority Sectors
Australia Awards Scholarships will be offered to individuals with the greatest potential to drive development in the following sectors:
Public health (including maternal, neonatal and child health and nutrition)
Education (including basic education services and early childhood education) Economic growth (including agriculture, rural development, agribusiness and entrepreneurship)
– Water resource management
The application process is open and competitive, providing equal opportunity to everyone regardless of gender, ethnicity or disability.
gained a new !perspective to my ‘ ideas about social /development and ‘ understood the I concept of sustainable f development in its true ‘ sense.
‘Now I actually know how to challenge the existing situation, ” said one of the Australia Awards Alumni
So if you want the opportunity to build a better future for yourself and your nation, apply for the Australia Awards today.
Five percent of awards are reserved for people living with disabilities, or for those working with people with disabilities.
High priority will be given to those who have not had the opportunity to study/live overseas or directly/indirectly benefit from the Australia Awards program. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
How to apply
Both online and hardcopy applications are accepted. Interested candidates are advised to choose only one application submission option.
All applicants must ensure that they fall under one of the four profiles and must meet the profile specific eligibility criteria as outlined on the website.
To apply on-line, please visit
To download hard copy application forms, please visit
Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships open on 1 February 2015 & close on 20 March 2015
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