Australia Awards Scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term development awards administered by the Australian Government. The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop recipients’ skills and knowledge and help them build networks to drive change and contribute to development.

Australia Awards Scholarships offer emerging Sri Lankan leaders the opportunity to undertake full-time postgraduate study in Australia in priority fields relating to Sri Lanka’s development. Scholars are well supported throughout the period of their studies in Australia.


Applications are accepted from Sri Lankan who meet the strict eligibility criteria. Women, people with disability and people from traditionally-marginalised groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships are open between 1 February and 30 April each year. Information on applying, including all supporting documentation required for applications, is available on this website during the application period.

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