Make a difference with an Australia Awards Scholarship

Angela Tavares - graduation pic
Alumni of the year

Australia Awards Scholarships are now open from 1 February 2023 to 1 May 2023.

Briefing sessions for the scholarships will start on 2 February from 9 am until 11 am, it will be every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday until the last briefing session on 15 April 2023 at Xanana Gusmao Reading Room uma tali.

If you require any advice or assistance for the 2024 intake please call the scholarship team on 77064302 or 77064305. Or email us at 

Scholarship Opportunities

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.

Australia Awards Alumni

The Timor-Leste Australia Alumni Association (TL3A) was established in August 2017 with formal ratification in October 2019.  The TL3A Board is supported by Alumni Secretariat Co-ordinator.

Current board members include Caetano Efandy Gomes Pinto (Chair), Carmeneza dos Santos Monteiro (Vice-Chair), Joraida Antonia Guterres Pereira, Luisa Gusmão de Gonzaga and Veneza Maria da Costa Luz Fereirra.

You can find out more about the TL3A and how to get involved via the links below.

AATL General Short Course and Academic English for People living with a Disability

The Australia Awards Timor-Leste (AATL) is delighted to announce a unique opportunity for qualified people living with a disability to study English on a part-time basis in Dili. This opportunity is available for up to 16 people living with a disability. The short course comprises up to a 3-month program of General and Academic English language learning. Application is open on 30 January 2023 until 28 February 2023, for more information to download application please on the these links: Application-form-for-PWD-2023 ELT_CV-Template_2023 ELT-Referee-letter-template flyers-short-course-2023