Application Deadline: 15 January 2018.
Australia Awards in Africa comprise of scholarships, short courses and fellowships that aim to support the leadership needs of African professionals as well as effectively focus training on areas most relevant to Africa’s development priorities.
Short Courses offers opportunities for short-term post-graduate training delivered in Australia and/or in Africa for up to three months. The training targets experienced employees from African public, private and non-government organisations (civil society) in the following fields: Agriculture, Extractives and Public Policy.
Australia Awards Short Courses
Australia Awards Short Courses are formal courses of study or training, delivered in Australia and Africa, of less than three months duration by an approved Australian higher education provider. Training is available for experienced employees from African public, private and non-government organisations (civil society).
The Short Courses will be aligned to Australian Government policy priorities and areas of high demand for African Governments. These include:
- Agricultural Productivity
- Extractives (including mining, oil and gas)
- Public Policy
Australia Awards Fellowships
Australia Awards Fellowships aim to develop leadership, address priority regional development issues, and build partnerships and linkages between Australian organisations and partner organisations in developing countries including countries in Africa.
The goal of the Australia Awards Fellowships program is to develop appropriately trained current and aspiring leaders in priority areas, who, in the short-to-medium-term, will be in a position to advance key regional policy objectives and increase institutional capacity of partner countries. Australia Awards Fellowships are designed to complement individual bilateral country programs by offering flexible fellowship placements which address current and emerging needs at the country, sub-regional and regional levels.
Australian Host Organisations can apply for funding twice a year to support Africans on Australian Award Fellowships.
The following countries are eligible for Short Courses:
- Cote d’Ivoire
- South Africa
- South Sudan
Please navigate to your home country on the Africa map to find out more information about Short Courses as well as information on eligibility.
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