Australian Awards Leadership Program

Australian Government
MS/PhD Degree

Deadline: varies (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Course starts 2014  

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The Australian Awards Leadership Program are supplementary to the Australian Awards Scholarships (AAS).  Up to 200 outstanding Australia Awards Scholarship recipients across the globe will be offered a place in the Australia Awards Leadership Program in addition to their scholarship.  The program brings awardees together in Australia for leadership training, development discussions and the chance to build valuable networks.

Host Institution(s):

Participating institutions in Australia

Field and Level of study:

Only applicants applying to undertake a postgraduate course (Masters or PhD) are eligible to be considered for the supplementary program.  Study programs must relate to your country’s priority areas for development.

Target group:

You are only eligible for ADS if you are a citizen of one of participating countries in Asia, Pacific, Africa, Middle East, Caribbean Countries and Latin America. See the complete list of participating countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

In addition to receiving the AAS entitlements, the selected AAL scholars will undertake a Leadership for Development Program while they are in Australia.


Selection is based on leadership qualities, academic competence and, most importantly, the potential for the candidate to influence development outcomes in their home country.

Application instructions:

There is not a separate application form for the supplementary AAL program. Applicants who are interested in being considered for the AAL should indicate their interest on the Scholarship Application Form for AAS. Deadline coincides with deadline for Australia Awards Scholarships.

It is important to visit the website of Australian embassy/commission in your country and the official scholarship website (links found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

Related Scholarships: Australian Awards Scholarships

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