From agriculture to education, engineering to management and commerce since 2000, 152 scholarships have been awarded to a total of 76 women and 76 men to study at an undergraduate level at universities across Australia as part of the scholarship program.

The priority areas of study for undergraduate studies only in Timor-Leste are below. These priority areas are for the 2023 Intake and are in line with the Government of Timor-Leste’s needs and a reassessed for each intake. 

Example fields of study in brackets are not limited to these:

  • Economics – (examples of areas of study include Economics, Economic Statistics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics or Economic Planning)
  • Agriculture – (examples of areas of study include agriculture and forestry specialisations, horticulture, soil science, rural development)
  • Education – (examples of areas of studies include education for special needs, inclusive education, education)

There are NO priority areas of study at the postgraduate level.

“Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development.”