Scholarship Name: Australian Awards Fellowship [formerly Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships]
2015 Australia Awards Fellowships for Students from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East
Eligible Field of Study
Australian Awards Fellowship support a wide variety of areas and sectors. Australian organizations are encouraged to design programs that address priority areas, including disability and development, economic growth, education, environment, food security, gender, governance, health, human rights, infrastructure, regional stability, rural development and water and sanitation
Australian Leadership Awards Fellowship [now Australian Awards Fellowships] aim to develop leadership, address priority regional development issues, and build partnerships and linkages between Australian organizations and partner organizations in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East. ALA Fellowships are awarded twice yearly through a competitive selection process.
Through Australian Awards Fellowships, Australian organizations have the opportunity to build and strengthen links with organizations in developing countries by offering professional development opportunities in Australia.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified
Scholarship Type: Postgraduate fellowship
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
***Applications are accepted from Australian organizations only; individuals are not eligible to apply
- Applications are restricted to Australian organizations (NGOs, academic institutions, research organizations, business, industry, media, professional associations and Government agencies) that can demonstrate ongoing linkages with overseas counterpart organizations in eligible countries.
- Overseas counterpart organizations and individual fellows must be sponsored by an Australian organisation, and may not apply directly for a Fellowship. They may, however, initiate contact with an Australian organisation to explore the latter’s interest in applying for Fellowship funding.
- Prospective fellows identified by Australian organizations must be from one of the eligible countries listed below.
Typically, they will be professionals already in leadership positions or have a potential to assume leadership roles that can influence social and economic policy reform and development outcomes.
Number of Scholarships: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: Not specified
Duration of Scholarship: Not specified
Fellows who are citizens of the following countries are eligible to be nominated for participation by the applying Australian organisation:
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, East Timor, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Laos, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Wallis & Futuna.
Latin America and Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (Republic), Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia.
Iraq and Palestinian Territories
Applications relating to Iraq and the Palestinian Territories are also eligible.
To be taken at (country): Australian Universities
Application Deadline: Applications will open on 1 August 2014 and will close on 10 September 2014.
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
For more details about the fellowship submission guideline, application form, sample budget, how to apply and other required documents visit AA Fellowship webpage