Are you a 3rd class graduate who thinks that all hope is lost as to pursuing higher learning? do not discouraged because we are inviting you to hurry and apply for the Australia Awards Scholarshipsfor 1,000AfricanStudents With 3rd Class 2018/2019 is now open.
There are two categories of Award:Australian. Awards Scholarships, to undertake higher degree studies in Australia atMasterslevel. And Australia Awards Short Courses, to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses, in Australia and/or in Africa, in a range of development-focused sectors.
About Australia Awards Scholarships
Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace,Australia Awards Alumniare expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.
Scholarship is for African students who wish to undertakeMasterstaught degrees and short courses anAustralian university.
Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mauritania, Niger, North Sudan, Republic of Guinea, South Sudan
You must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application.
You must have at least three (3) years’ relevant post graduate work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organisation type (e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience.
You possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent) from a recognised Institution of at least 4 years in length with at least a 3rd Class Pass.
Public sector candidates must comply with Government of Nigeria regulations for government employees wishing to apply for scholarships.
Public sector, private sector and civil society candidates must provide evidence of completion of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) when they apply.
You must not already hold, or be studying for, a Masters degree.
You must be willing to make a formal commitment to return to your current employment following completion of the award.
You must meet the general minimum eligibility criteria for Australia Awards Scholarships – refer to the Australia Awards Scholarships policy handbook.