Applications for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2017 Intake are now open from 1 February to 30 April 2016.
As part of its development cooperation program the Australian Government provides opportunity for Masters level Scholarships known as Australia Awards each year, for Sri Lankans to study at Australian Universities. A key objective of the Australia Awards Program is to build the skills & competencies of Sri Lankan professionals to enable them to contribute to Sri Lanka’s development on their return.
Candidates from the public & private sectors as well as civil society (non-government sectors) are eligible to apply for Australia Awards Scholarships. The awards are granted through a competitive selection process for courses in the three priority sectors of Economic Development, Good Governance & Gender Equality.
Interested potential applicants are welcome to attend an information session at the Australia Awards Office, 75 1/1, Kynsey Road Colombo 08, at their convenience. Information Sessions will be held every Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:30 and every Thursday from 15:00 – 16:30 between February 11th and April 7th, 2016. Register online for sessions at http://www.australiaawardssouthwestasia.org/how-to-apply/sri-lanka/will-there-be-information-sessions-for-applicants