Australia Awards Scholarship recipients from South and West Asia are now achieving great things for social and economic development in their home countries.
The Australian Government has supported thousands of emerging leaders from South and West Asia and across the globe to study in Australia on Australia Awards Scholarships which provide skills, knowledge and networks to drive positive change in their own countries.
Australia Awards alumnus Phuntso Norbu is the Senior Livestock Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture.
Australia Awards alumnus Major Lobzang Phuntsho is the Head of Forensics for the Royal Bhutan Police.
Australia Awards alumnus Ibrahim Naeem is the Head of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Maldives.
Australia Awards alumnus Fathimath Muna Hussain is a lecturer at the Maldives National University.
Australia Awards alumnus Wasantha Paluguswewa is a senior engineer at the Sri Lanka’s Department of Irrigation.
In 2004, Nepali citizen and Australia Awards scholar Madhu Marasini, graduated from the Australian National University (ANU) with a Masters of International and Development Economics.