Australia Awards Scholarships are offered for a full-time postgraduate study in Australia in priority fields relating to Pakistan’s development. Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships are open between 1 February and 30 April each year. The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own countries.

Australia Awards Scholarship Salient Features:-

Australia Awards Scholarships 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. Benefits include

  • Full tuition fees
  • Return airfares
  • Living expenses and
  • Medical insurance.

List of fields for Australia Awards scholarship 2024

Examples of fields of study that promote the Sustainable Development Goals include the followings

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Business Management (including MBA)
  • Development Studies
  • Disaster Management/Preparedness—Environmental Policy/Climate Change Adaptation
  • Disability Studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Energy and Renewables
  • Finance
  • Food Security
  • Gender Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Integrated Water Resources Management (including Engineering)
  • International Trade
  • International and/or Human Rights Law
  • International Relations
  • International Law
  • Mining (including Engineering)
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Policing and Counter-Terrorism
  • Public Policy and/or Administration
  • Public Health & Nutrition policies
  • Sanitation and Clean Drinking Water
  • Women’s Studies

Australia Awards Scholarship 2024 in Pakistan Eligibility Apply Online

Eligibility Criteria for Australia Awards Scholarship 2024:-

  • A Pakistani citizen currently residing in Pakistan for at least the past 24 months
  • Not have applied for or be entitled to permanent residency or citizenship in Australia or New Zealand
  • Satisfy Australian Government requirements for international student visas for entry to Australia (health, character etc.)
  • Be able to provide a Police Security Clearance Certificate at the time of visa application
  • Not hold another scholarship
  • Not have held a foreign scholarship in the 24 months preceding the application (calculated from the date of arrival back in Pakistan to the closing date for receipt of applications)
  • Be applying to commence a new course of study and not be seeking support for a course already commenced in Australia (ongoing study programs will not be supported)
  • Be able to take up the Scholarship in the year for which it is offered
  • Have outlined a case that is clear about their objectives and motivation to make a contribution to development in Pakistan
  • Apply for courses that fall within the priority development sectors identified for Pakistan
  • Satisfy the admission requirements of the Australian tertiary institution and the course to be undertaken
  • Have an academic background relevant to the proposed study in Australia
  • Be applying for a Masters degree-level course
  • Have completed 16 years of education
  • Not be above 45 years of age at the time of submitting the application form
  • Have at least five years 1 of work experience in the field in which they are applying. Internships and volunteer work will not be considered as work experience
  • Submit a Development Impact Plan (DIP) that clearly articulates how the proposed field of study 1 People with a disability may apply if they have at least two years of work experience. could add value to improving the level and standard of service delivery, particularly in the priority development sectors and in promoting pro-poor development.

Australia Awards Scholarship 2024 in Pakistan Deadline:-

  • The last date to apply is for Australia Award Scholarships is April 30, 2024.