Before submitting an application for an Australia Awards Scholarship, applicants MUST read the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook and the Bhutan Country Profile.
All details about the Australia Awards Scholarships are contained in the Handbook. Bhutan-specific information is contained in the Country Profile.
Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships commencing in January 2018 will open on 1 February 2017 and will close on 30 April 2017, so now is the time to start preparing for your application, including ensuring that you satisfy the necessary English language requirements.
If you intend to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship, you are encouraged to complete either an IELTS, TOEFL or PTE language examination well before your application is due.
Where to go for Tests?
IELTS is currently conducted by two organizations in Bhutan — the Royal Institute of Management (RIM) and the Institute for Management Studies (IMS), both located in Thimphu. TOEFL testing is conducted by the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC).
Please check with the respective organizations for test dates and fees.
To be eligible you must meet the following minimum standards in English language proficiency with the results valid as at 1 January 2018:
For more information about Australia Awards visit www.australiaawards.gov.au
Contact the Australia Awards Bhutan Country Office:
Karsang Building No. 4, Room 204, Chorten Lam, Thimphu 11001
Tel: +975 2331845
Fax: +975 2334793