Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS)

Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) are long-term development awards, offered by the Australian Government and administered by The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

Scholarship Awardees receive full tuition fee funding, a contribution to living expenses, Overseas Student Health Cover (single) and other entitlements to undertake either Vocational Education and Training (VET), undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework or research) studies at Victoria University (VU).

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If you're from a participating country you may be eligible to apply for an Australia Award Scholarship. You can find out more about the benefits and conditions of the program from the DFAT website.

The level and program of study you may be funded to undertake on scholarship at VU will depend upon the priorities and focus of your home country’s Australia Awards Program.

Find out if you are from a participating country, or make an enquiry with the relevant Australia Awards Post in your country of citizenship.

How to apply

The application process varies according to your country of citizenship. Depending on which participating country you are from, you may be able to apply online or submit a hard copy paper application. Visit the DFAT website for information about how to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship.

Key dates for scholarship applications

Check the latest open and closing dates for your country, to find out when you can submit an Australia Awards scholarship application.