From agriculture to education, engineering to management and commerce since 2000, 152 scholarships have been awarded to a total of 76 women and 76 men to study at an undergraduate level at universities across Australia as part of the scholarship program.

The priority areas of study for undergraduate studies only in Timor-Leste are below. These priority areas are for the 2022 Intake and are in line with the Government of Timor-Leste’s needs and a reassessed for each intake. 

Example fields of study in brackets are not limited to these:

  • Economics – (examples of areas of study include Economics, Economic Statistics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics or Economic Planning)
  • Nutrition – (examples of areas of study include Nutrition, Nutrition Science, Dietetics, Nutrition or Food Sciences)
  • Health (examples of areas of studies include laboratory and biomedical science, health science, and public health – courses such as medical doctor and veterinary science programs are not offered for undergraduate studies)

There are NO priority areas of study at the postgraduate level.

Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma scholarships will be offered to permanent Public Servants only.

“Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development.”