Details about Australia Awards Scholarships for study commencing in 2019

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Before submitting an application for an Australia Awards Scholarship, applicants MUST read both the Scholarships Policy Handbook and the Bangladesh Country Profile.
All details about Australia Awards Scholarships are contained in the Handbook. Bangladesh-specific information is contained in the Country Profile.

Details about Australia Awards Scholarships for study commencing in 2019

What awards are available for study commencing in 2019?

Only Masters Degrees - ranging from 12 to 24 months – will be supported.

All provisional awardees will be subjected to recognition of prior learning (RPL) or advanced standing reviews by the relevant Australian Higher Education Institutions. The results of the review will determine the length of the Masters Degree that will be offered to the awardee.

Who can apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship, for study commencing in 2019?

For study commencing in 2019, 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 the academia, research institutions (for example icddr,b), media and cultural organisations (for example historical museums)

What fields of study are available?

For study commencing in 2019, only Masters-level study in the following fields will be supported:

Priority Areas Fields of Study (For example)
Development, Governance, Environment / Sustainability Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction
Public Health
Water Resources Management
Public Policy-related Public Administration
Public Finance
Public Sector Accounting
Science and Engineering Energy
Technology Management
Security Studies Counter-Terrorism
Sports and Arts (limited to Fashion, Film, Screen and Music) Fashion Design
Film, Multimedia Arts
Sports Management
Trade International Trade and Development