Non-profit Civil Society / Development Workers or Associates
Within non-profit civil society and development organisations, this category of scholarship seeks to increase the levels of advocacy and engagement with Government in promoting pro-poor development, and improve levels and standards of service delivery in 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) Governance,(v) mining and (vi) water resource management.
Profile Specific Eligibility Criteria:
This category targets applicants who are employed or who are closely associated with (for example, volunteers, associates) non-profit civil society or development organisations. This includes organisations involved in social mobilisation and advocacy for the needs and interests of Pakistan's poorest and marginalised groups (including women, people from ethnic minority groups, people from rural areas and those living with disability. Eligible candidates should be working to promote more inclusive and equitable development in the above listed.
This category also targets applicants who are involved in advocacy and engagement to promote pro-poor development in the priority sectors. It also includes those who are involved in improvement in the level and standard of service delivery in the priority sectors.
50 percent of the total number of awards will be given to female applicants. Applicants living with disability or who are working with people living 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.