Australia Awards Scholarships

International Affairs Office UNTAN would like to inform you about Australia Awards Scholarships 2021. Australia Awards scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of Indonesian leaders who go on to use their knowledge, skills and experiences to contribute to Indonesia’s growing prosperity. Through study and research, recipients develop the ability to drive change in Indonesia and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia.

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

Priority fields of study
The priority areas of study relate directly to the Australian Government’s COVID-19 Development Response Plan for
• Health security
• Stability
• Economic Recovery
Detailed information on priority areas of study can be found at

Level of study
Scholarships are for full-time study for a master’s or PhD/doctorate degree from an Australian tertiary institution. Awards will be offered for commencement in 2022 in two main categories: Targeted and Non-Targeted Categories. Applicants from the Targeted category include:
• Candidates from our Geographic Focus Areas (GFAs): Aceh, East Nusa Tenggara, West Nusa Tenggara, Papua, West Papua, Maluku, and North Maluku.
• Embassy partners: any candidate nominated by the Australian Embassy.
• Government of Indonesia agencies: any candidate from a central, provincial or local government agency excluding employees of state universities and state-owned enterprises.
Applicants from the Non-Targeted category include candidates from the private sector, academics, those that work for the state-owned enterprise, and everyone else.

Australia Awards benefits
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
• supplementary academic support,
• fieldwork allowance for research students and master’s
by coursework which has a compulsory fieldwork

Application dates
For study commencing in Australia in 2022:
Opening date: 1 February 2021
Closing date: 30 April 2021 (11.59pm AEST)
Applications and/or supporting documents received after the
closing date will not be considered.

Contact details
Australia Awards Indonesia
Address: Gedung Wirausaha, 7th floor, Jl. HR Rasuna Said Kav. C-5, Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan, 12940, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 21 5277648
Fax: +62 21 527 7649

Scholarship Brochure:

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