Australia’s development assistance program in Cambodia aims to contribute to greater prosperity, stability and resilience – in Cambodia and the broader Indo-Pacific region. Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of local, national and global leaders.

Through study and research, recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia. Australia Awards Scholarships provide educational opportunities for talented Cambodians at the postgraduate level to contribute to Cambodia’s development, and COVID-19 response and recovery, in line with Australia’s Cambodia COVID-19 Development Response Plan,

Level of study

Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term awards that provide Cambodians with the opportunity to obtain a postgraduate qualification at an Australian tertiary education institution at:• Masters level, by coursework or research; • Doctoral level (PhD), in exceptional cases. What can I study?In recognition of the genuine development challenges across all sectors in Cambodia, applicants from all fields of study are encouraged to apply. Applicants should select courses that align with their experience and qualifications or provide a strong justification for courses that represent a shift in career focus or direction.Please note that scholarships are not available for general management degrees, such as a Master of Business Administration.Candidates are advised to check the Australia Awards Cambodia

Who can apply

Cambodians from all walks of life are invited to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship. The application process is open and competitive.Australia Awards Scholarships are open to applicants from all sectors in Cambodia, including public sector agencies, academia and think tanks, civil society organisations, the media and the private sector.Applications are strongly encouraged from women, people with disability, and people living and working outside of Phnom Penh. A support scheme is available to assist equal participation for these applicants

Benefits of an Australia Awards

Scholarship Australia Awards Scholarships are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian education institution, including any preparatory training. Scholarship recipients will receive the following: • return air travel• a one-off establishment allowance on arrival• full tuition fees• contribution to living expenses• introductory academic program• Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of the Scholarship• supplementary academic support• fieldwork allowance (for research students only)

Application dates for study commencing in Australia in 2022

Applications open:

1 February 2021Applications close: 30 April 2021Applications and/or supporting documents received after the closing date will not be considered



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    With regards,

    • Am a Zambian citizen aged 19 and wish to among the people that will be given a scholarship in ur institution

  2. i interest to study in Australia.i have first degree in hydraulic and water resources .i want to study masters degree in my feild or related with my feild.

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  8. Jiregna Mengesha

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  14. Senior Accountant in an agricultural company in Kenya.

    Interested in Undertaking Masters in Accounting.

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