Frequently asked questions
What can I study?
Study programs must relate to your country's priority areas for development. These are listed on the
participating country profiles.
What can't I study?
Australia Awards are not available for training in areas related to flying aircraft, nuclear technology or military training.
Where can I study?
You can study at any participating Australian institution.
Can I apply for both an Australia Awards Scholarship and a Destination Australia Scholarship?
You may apply for other scholarships however recipients of Australia Awards Scholarships cannot hold any other Australian government scholarship at the same time.
Can I apply for an award if I'm intending to migrate or if I have permanent residency?
No. Australia Awards are not available to intending migrants or those who have Australian permanent residency. Awardees are required to leave Australia for a minimum of two years after completing their scholarship. Failure to do so will result in the awardee incurring a debt for the total accrued cost of their award.