Australia scholarship Awards is a benchmark of the Australian Government’s developmental initiative for Africa countries, Australia government scholarship Awards offer access to postgraduate honors,training and professional development opportunities for qualified Africans from eligible countries. on return to country of origin, beneficiaries are expected to contribute immensely to the development of their countries
Eligibility Requirements (Post Graduate):
Varies by country:
You must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application
You must have at least (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organization type (e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.
You possess, as minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognized institution of at least 4 years in length with at least 3rd class pass.
Public sector candidates must comply with government of Nigeria regulation for government employees wishing to apply for scholarships.
Public sector, private sector and civil society candidates must provide evidence of completion of the National Youth Service Corp(NYSC) when they apply.
You must not already hold, or be studying for, a masters degree.
You must be willing to make a formal commitment to return to your current employment following completion of the award.
You must meet the general minimum eligibility criteria for Australia Awards Scholarships-refer to the Australia Award Scholarships policy handbook.
Application Opening/Closing Date: Opening 25th June, 2018 – Application closes 15th January, 2019
Offered annually? Yes
Offered Since: 1980
Type: Undergraduate, Masters and PhD
Number of Scholarships: Up to 5,000
Scholarship Dividends: Full Tuition, Living Allowance and Air Ticket
Duration of Scholarship: 2 to 4 years
Agriculture / food security.
Public policy (including public sector management , public sector reform , trade , international diplomacy )
Natural resource management (including mining related subject)
Technical and vocational Education & training ( available for short courses only)
Energy (natural gas & oil technology)
Natural resource management
Transport (including ports , roads & airports management)
Visit the Application Link to apply