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Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term development awards administered by the Australian Government. The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop recipients’ skills and knowledge and help them build networks to drive change and contribute to development.

Australia Awards Scholarships offer emerging Mongolian leaders the opportunity to undertake full-time postgraduate study in Australia in priority fields relating to Mongolian development. Scholars are well supported throughout the period of their studies in Australia.

Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships commencing in Intake 2025 will reopen in early 2024.

Level of study

Australia Awards scholarships provide citizens of Mongolia with the opportunity to obtain a postgraduate qualification at an Australian tertiary institution.

Awards will be offered for commencement in 2025 within the following allocations:

  • Category 1: public sector receives 50 percent of scholarships
  • Category 2: private sector (including civil society and international organisations) receives 50 percent of scholarships

Awards will be offered to study Master’s by Course Work and Master’s by Research only.

Australia Awards benefits

Australia Awards scholarships are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian education institution, including any preparatory training.

Scholarship recipients will receive the following:

  • return air travel
  • a one-off establishment allowance on arrival
  • full tuition fees
  • contribution to living expenses
  • introductory academic program
  • overseas student health cover for the duration of the scholarship
  • supplementary academic support
  • fieldwork allowance for research students and masters by coursework which has a compulsory fieldwork component.

Hardcopy applications

Applicants from rural areas who do not have internet access must contact the Australia Awards-Mongolia office as soon as possible to discuss options to lodge applications.

Supporting documents

Applicants must submit all of the relevant supporting documents listed in the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook and Country Profile.