About Australia Awards – Timor-Leste

Australia’s international development assistance in Timor-Leste helps promote prosperity, reduce poverty, and enhance political stability.

Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development. Through study and research, recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia.

Applicants are assessed on their professional and personal qualities, academic competence and, most importantly, their potential to impact on development challenges in Timor-Leste.

Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with a disability and other marginalised groups.

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Priority Fields of Study

The priority areas of study for Timor-Leste are;

Education and training
Agriculture and rural development
Private sector development
Tourism and hospitality
Community and social development

The governments of Australia and Timor-Leste regularly review these areas of study together and adjust the emphasis of the program.

Level of study

Australia Awards Scholarships provide citizens of Timor-Leste with the opportunity to obtain a qualification at an Australian tertiary institution.

Awards will be offered for commencement in 2019 within the following allocations:

Postgraduate qualification (Masters by coursework/research or PhD)

Applications are encouraged for people with a disability for study at:

Diploma, Advanced Diploma, undergraduate, Master or PhD Level

Applicants with a disability must meet all academic requirements to be eligible, including English level standard, and may be eligible for additional support to ensure their equal participation.

For more information and advice please contact the Scholarships team on (landline) +670 3322603 or (mobile) +670 77513738.

"My experience studying in Australia was transformational. It changed my perspective, challenged my assumptions and trained me to see problems from different angles. Australia Awards Alumni. "