Australia is one of the nations that captured the heart of international students through its outstanding natural landscapes, high quality of life and efficient educational system. Australia is a home to many high-ranked universities, offering a welcoming and impressive environment and teaching and living conditions that students often embrace. All thanks to Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships. Applications are called from professionals in specialised fields from eligible African countries for the Australia Awards Short Courses scholarships.
The Australia Awards Short Course is a training and professional development opportunity funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Short Courses offer opportunities for short-term post-graduate training delivered in Australia and/or in Africa for up to six weeks. The short courses strengthen the professional capacity and leadership skills of participants, enabling them to contribute more effectively to development in their home countries.
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Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships 2020 Application requirements – General Requirements
On this section is the requirement you must possess in other for you to be able to apply for the Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships 2020 award.
- Applicants from any of the following eligible nationalities: Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
- Applicants minimum academic qualification is at least a four year bachelor’s degree or equivalent (as indicated in the relevant country’s requirements);
- Applicants who are a mid-career professional, currently employed in a relevant field and sector;
- Candidates who meet relevant post-graduate work experience requirements (as indicated in the relevant country’s requirements);
- Be able to demonstrate a clear vision of how the knowledge and skills you will gain, through the short course, will be used to drive policy reform and improve practice in your home country;
- Your English proficiency is sufficient to enable full participation in a training course delivered in English;
- Be able to meet all the general requirements as stated for the Australian Government for the appropriate students visa (subclass 500), for short courses delivered;
- Selection for Australia Awards Short Courses is based on the assessment of the application, including the applicants personal statements, Reintegration Action plan and supporting documentation. Please note that Australia Awards Short Course applicants are not required to attend an interview as part of the selection process. Meanwhile applicants and their employers maybe contacted by phone to verify claims made in the application, including questions regarding current employment status.
Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships 2020 Benefits | What Applicants will Benefits from this?
On this section is what successfully applicants who gained this scholarships award will benefits from it. Kindly read on below.
- Australian educational experience;
Fully paid tuition and fees;
- Fully paid economy class travel to and from their home country to the course delivery location;
- Fully paid visa expenses;
- A contribution to living expenses for the duration of the course;
- Fully paid accommodation for the duration of the course;
- Fully paid medical insurance for the duration of the course;
- Adjustment suppprt for women and people with disabilities, if required;
- The opportunity to develop and maintain global links with Australians and other Africans;
- The opportunity to join a prestigious alumni network after the short course;
- Continued professional development after completing the award.
How to Apply Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships 2020 Application
Applying for the Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships 2020 application is simple once you have met the requirements for the application. On this section is how to apply for Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships 2020 Programme, so kindly read on below.
Interested and qualified Candidates Should CLICK HERE to Apply online and read more information about the scholarship for Australia Awards Short Courses Scholarships 2020 award before 6th December application deadlines.