Before submitting an application for an Australia Awards Scholarship, applicants MUST read the Scholarships Policy Handbook and the Bangladesh Country Profile.
All details about Australia Awards Scholarships are contained in the Handbook. Bangladesh-specific information are contained in the Country Profile.
For what sectors are Scholarships available?
Australia Awards Scholarships are offered to applicants from Bangladesh for study at Master’s level in one of the priority fields of study. The study can be undertaken by coursework or by research, or a combination of the two. However, the maximum duration that DFAT will support a Master’s degree program is for two years.
Who can apply for Intake 2018?
For Intake 2018, applications will be accepted from the following groups:
Group 1: Government of Bangladesh officials, limited to Bangladesh cadre officials, officers of the Bangladesh Bank and Judicial Service officials.
Group 2: Workers from development organisations, specifically non-government organisations (for example BRAC), civil society organisations, community-based organisations, and international development agencies (for example, United Nations agencies).
Group 3: Employees of private sector organisations.
Group 4: Those coming from academia, research institutions (for example icddr,b), media, and cultural organisations (for example, historical museums).
What fields of study are available for Intake 2018?
For Intake 2018, only Masters-level study in the following fields will be supported:
|Broad Fields of Study||Specific Fields of Study|
|Arts (limited to fashion, film, screen, animation, music)||Creative Industries
Textile and Fashion Design
|Development, Governance, Environment/Sustainability||Education
Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction
Water Resources Management
|Public Policy-related||Public Administration
Public Sector Accounting
|Science and Engineering||Engineering
|Trade||International Trade and Development|