Q: What are the eligibility requirements to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarships?
Applicants must meet ALL general eligibility criteria AND the Bangladesh-specific criteria.
Generally, scholarships will not be available for courses of study in Australia where the applicant already has achieved that qualification and the qualification is deemed to be equivalent to the Australian qualification.
These general criteria are also detailed in the Scholarship Policy Handbook.
Bangladesh specific criteria
Q: Do I need to get accepted by an Australian University first before I apply for the scholarship?
No. Placements will be done by the Australia Awards Office for successful applicants. You do not need a letter of acceptance from the university.
Q: Does program have an age limit?
There is no upper age limit. Applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply.
Q: What are the work experience requirements?
Applicants must have at least two years of full time work experience in a field relevant to their proposed study program. Part time work experience will not be counted.
Q: Do I need to submit evidence of work experience upon application?
Yes, applicants need to submit evidence of work experience by submitting completed referee reports signed by the work supervisor and their CV.
Q: Are employees from private companies eligible to apply?
There is no specific target group for this June 2017 intake. Applicants working in any organisation meeting the criteria will be able to apply.
Q: Can a self-employed individual apply for a scholarship?
Yes, self-employed individuals meeting the eligibility criteria will be able to apply.
Q: What are the English proficiency requirements?
Please refer to eligibility requirements.