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.

The upcoming Scholars Forum

Visit our Scholars Platform to learn about the upcoming Scholars Forum

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Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships will open early in 2020

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Metho Dema: Bhutan

Metho was recently the "face" of Australia Awards promotions in Bhutan. Read her story and gain insight into the story behind this promotional campaign

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Scholars Platform

Supporting Australia Awards scholars as they learn, link and lead

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Year in Review

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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