Make a difference with an Australia Awards Scholarship

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Alumni of the year

 Applications for the Australia Awards 2023 scholarship intake will open in early 2022. Visit the scholarship pages to find out all you need to know to get ready to apply! 

There are 347 Australia Awards Alumni in Timor-Leste who are using the skills and knowledge from a range of top class Australian Universities to support their countries development. You can find out more about their work in our new film celebrating 20 years of the Australia Awards Scholarship Program in Timor-Leste.

If you require any advice or assistance for the next selection process please call the scholarship team on 77064302 or 77064305.

20 years Australia Awards Scholarship program in Timor-Leste

Scholarship Opportunities

Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development. Through study and research, recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia.

Applicants are assessed on their professional and personal qualities, academic competence and, most importantly, their potential to impact on development challenges in Timor-Leste.

Australia Awards Alumni

The Timor-Leste Australia Alumni Association (TL3A) was established in August 2017 with formal ratification in October 2019.  The TL3A Board is supported by Alumni Secretariat Co-ordinator who is also an Australia Awards Alumni.

Current board members include Marcia Exposto e Silva (Chair), Felix Piedade (Vice-Chair), Armandina Gusmão, Joaquim Soriano Viana (Ule) and Francisco Amaral Godinho de Araujo.

You can find out more about the TL3A and how to get involved via the links below.

Women in Leadership Short Course

A request for quote to develop and deliver a new Women in Leadership short course is currently live. Course providers with an understanding of the working context for women in Timor-Leste are encouraged to apply. The organisation who wins the tender and is appointed will complete a training needs assessment with the course participants prior to designing the course content. The deadline for the submission of the tender is 25 October at 5pm Dili time. For further information please visit the Workforce Development Program Timor-Leste Website