The Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships funded by the Australian Government offering the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. They are designed to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia, its neighbours and the global community.

Australia Awards alumni in a networking activity at the Innovation and Creativity Workshop in Vung Tau, 3 - 4 March 2018.
Alumni and their family in the Aussie Alumni Reunion event in Hanoi, November 2017.
Australia Award recipient Dac Nguyen Trong follows a lecture at Victoria University.
Australia Awards bring together the next generation of leaders from around the globe.
Australia Award recipients get to experience all that Australia has to offer.


The Awards develop leadership potential and stimulate lasting change by empowering a global network of talented individuals through high-quality education experiences in Australia and overseas.

Recipients return home with new ideas and knowledge, and the ability to make a significant contribution to their home countries as leaders in their field.

Australia Awards, which are funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), consist of Australia Awards Scholarships and Australia Awards Fellowships.

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