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Online applications for the Australia Awards Scholarship 2016 Intake will open on 01 February 2015 and close at midnight Australian Eastern Standard Time on 30 April 2015. Not all eligible countries permit online applications. Applicants must check the Participating countries page for details on how to apply before registering.

The following countries/region do not accept online OASIS applications:




Papua New Guinea



Timor Leste

Please note, applicants are not able to open/view or use applications submitted in previous intakes.

General Advice for Completing the Online Application:

Before completing this online form, you must read the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook and your Country (or Regional) profile, available on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) website (see below) or from the relevant DFAT/Managing Contractor’s office.

You must complete all fields marked with an *.

This application must be completed in English.

Scholarships will be offered only to those whose course of study will contribute to the long-term development needs of their country of citizenship. A list of the development priorities is available from the DFAT office in your country (or region) or the Country (or Regional) profile on the DFAT website (see below).

DFAT’s website includes a list of Australian tertiary education institutions that may host awardees. Course of study information is available directly from the institutions’ websites or the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) website. You must research course specific requirements on the institutions website.

You may provide two preferences for courses of study. You should consider two institutions rather than two courses at the same institution, just in case you do not meet the admissibility requirements of the first institution.

If your application is successful, you will be required to sign a contract with the Commonwealth of Australia and be bound by the conditions of the scholarship. A full list of the conditions is contained in the Handbook. Please note that DFAT reserves the right to change these conditions.

Submitting this application does not guarantee that you will receive a scholarship.

Useful websites

Australia Awards:


Visas – Department of Immigration and Border Protection:

Studying in Australia: