Online scholarship applications are now closed for the 2023 intake. Applications will reopen in February 2023. 

About Scholarships

Thinking about applying for an Australia Awards Scholarship?

Australia’s international development assistance in TimorLeste helps promote prosperity, reduce poverty, and enhance political stability.

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.

Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with disability and other marginalised groups. Preference will be given to those who have not had an Australian Awards scholarship before. A limited number of scholarships will be available for undergraduate studies.