What are the selection criteria?

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Australia Awards – Intake 2018

County specific information on Australia Awards Scholarships commencing in January 2018 will be available at www.australiaawardssrilanka.org before applications open

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What are the selection criteria?

Following eligibility checking, applications will be assessed and ranked by independent consultants and then short-listed by Australian Government representatives. Only short-listed candidates are contacted for interview.

The selection interview includes a panel interview and a writing exercise. Applicants will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • academic competence
  • potential outcome, including contribution to development outcomes in Sri Lanka in the specified priority sectors
  • professional and personal leadership attributes.

Refer to the Scholarships Policy Handbook for details.