Australian Embassy

Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships 2020 now open










The Australian Government is pleased to announce that applications for the 2020 selection round of the Australia Awards Scholarship will be open from 1 February until 30 April 2020. Applicants can apply online at Results will be announced in early August 2020.

Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships funded by the Australian Government available to Vietnamese citizens for Master studies at Australian universities.

Australia Awards scholars gain a quality education in Australia, advance their knowledge and build networks across a range of areas, including governance and economic growth, transport, water and sanitation, education, gender equality, agriculture and rural development, regional stability, human rights, disability and climate change. On their return to Vietnam, many Australia Awards alumni contribute to advancing Vietnam’s development and go on to hold senior positions in business and government.

Applicants are assessed on their professional and personal qualities, academic competence and their potential to impact on development challenges in Vietnam.

People with disability, from disadvantaged rural areas and from ethnic minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. A support scheme is available to assist equal participation for these disadvantaged applicants. 

To date, the Australian Government has provided over 6,000 Australia Awards scholarships for Vietnamese nationals to study in Australia. Fifty scholarships will be offered for Vietnam in 2020.

Full details of Australia Award Scholarships, including eligibility criteria, are available at the website:

For further information about Australia Awards Scholarships, please email [email protected], or call (024) 3938 7375 (8:30am – 4:30pm weekdays).