A welcome ceremony was held for Australia Awards Scholarship recipients of Intake 2024
Posted: 24 September 2023
Australia Awards – Mongolia held an Awards Ceremony for the fifteen awardees from the Mongolian public and private sectors who have been awarded prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships 2024 on Friday, 22 September 2023. The selected awardees will pursue their postgraduate studies at Australian world-renowned universities in development areas such as education, development studies, environment, engineering, communications management, development economics, law, and finance.
In his opening remarks, Mr. David Preston, First Secretary of the Australian Embassy in Mongolia congratulated the awardees for being selected for the Australia Awards Scholarship Intake 2024. He emphasised that the year 2023 is especially important as it is the 30th anniversary of the Australia Awards Scholarship in Mongolia. He continued: “It is wonderful to see your journey for your education and for the development of Mongolia. There is no doubt that you will be in Australia as an Ambassador for Mongolia and come back as an Ambassador for Australia and build linkages between Australia and Mongolia. I hope you will make a lot of new friends, visit great places in Australia, bring great experiences back, and contribute to the development of Mongolia.”
After the opening remarks of the Government of Australia, the selected awardees introduced themselves briefly and explained the course they chose to study in Australia.
At the end of the ceremony, a discussion session was held by the Australia Awards – Mongolia (AAM) team. The AAM team introduced Australia Awards policy on preparatory programs, placement, mobilisation, and scholarship conditions.