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Australia Awards now open to study in Australia in 2012

Eligible applicants interested in the International WaterCentre's Master of Integrated Water Management program offered through The University of Queensland (Australia) can apply for an Australia Award.

The Australia Awards include two streams: the development awards administered by AusAID and the Endeavour Awards administered by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. They provide a range of opportunities for study and professional development in Australia. 

This year, more than 2,800 individuals from developing countries (700 more than last year), will start study and professional development in Australia before returning home to contribute to the development of their countries.

The Australia Awards cover travel, study and living expenses (including health cover).


AusAID scholarships: ADS and ALAS

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) and Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships (ALAS) are offered to individuals from partner countries of the bilateral aid program, to undertake tertiary studies in Australia in areas relevant to the development needs of their country. 

For most countries, applications for ADS / ALAS are open until 31 May (please check the closing date in your own country as it may be different). Click here for more information.


Endeavour Postgraduate Awards

The Endeavour Awards are Australia‚Äôs internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program, providing opportunities for citizens of developing countries to undertake postgraduate study and research and professional development activities in any academic field in Australia.  

Applications for Endeavour Postgraduate Awards are open until 30 June. Click here for more information.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for on the IWC website, visit the Australia Awards website or contact the Australia Awards directly. The IWC does not administer the Australia Awards.


Contact Australia Awards

AusAID scholarships: ADS and ALAS


Endeavour Postgraduate Awards

Web:  Australian Endeavour Awards




Contact your local Australian High Commission / Embassy for further details:



IWC Masters Scholarships



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