Within federal and provincial government agencies, this category of scholarship seeks to increase the application of appropriate policy, practice and resource allocation in the priority sectors.
Profile Specific Eligibility Criteria:
This category targets applicants who are employed in public institutions at the Federal or Provincial levels and who are working within one of the priority sectors of (i) public health (including maternal, neonatal and child health and nutrition), (ii) education (including basic education services and early childhood education) (iii) economic growth (including agriculture, rural development, agri-business and entrepreneurship), (iv) mining and (v) water resource management.
This includes applicants who are mid-level Government employees who can demonstrate the potential to influence policy, or who are practitioners working, facilitating or delivering services in one of the priority sectors.
At the completion of their studies, scholars identified with a potential ability to influence policy making will return to key positions where they will be able to influence reforms in the priority sector they have specialised in.
35 percent per cent of the total number of Awards under this profile will be allocated to female applicants. Applicants living with disability or who are working with people with disability in the priority sectors are encouraged to apply.
The Australia Awards Office and the Australian High Commission
are the only appropriate authorised channels through which
applicants can apply for Australia Awards in Pakistan.
Australia Awards Pakistan
Level 1, Serena Business Complex,
Khayaban-e-Suharwardy-Sector G-5/1, Islamabad.