Investing in emerging leaders.

Building linkages.

Promoting development.

Australia Awards – South and West Asia

Australia Awards offer emerging leaders the opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development with the support of the Australian Government. The opportunities provided by Australia Awards develop the skills, knowledge and networks of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own countries and regions while maintaining strong links to Australia.

Year in Review

Highlighting key achievements and outcomes from across the region in 2019: a year focused on regional expansion and engagement

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Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships are now closed

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Stories regarding our uncertain times

Visit our growing COVID-19 story library where we are sharing the experiences of alumni and scholars while they navigate a new normal

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Marzia Sultana: Bangladesh

Marzia recently completed a Master of Environmental Management with the aim of building awareness among her peers about environmental issues

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Scholars Platform

Supporting Australia Awards scholars as they learn, link and lead

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Year in Review 2018

Highlighting key Australia Awards achievements and events across the region from 2018

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Gender Equality & Social Inclusion

Promoting equity and broad participation by all groups in society

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