Australian Development Cooperation Scholarship – ADCOS Scholarships

(Formerly John Crawford Scholarship Scheme-JCSS)

Unlike ASTAS, Australian Development Cooperation Scholarships provide scholarships directly to individuals. There is no need to be nominated by your government. However, selections are based on academic merit, with scholarships being offered to the best applicants from particular categories in each developing country participating in the ADCOS program

Australian Development Cooperation Scholarship, P.O. Box 887, Canberra, A.C.T. 2601 offers Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) for subjects including a wide variety corresponding to needs of developing countries.

Eligibility: Nationals of developing countries with appropriate academic and/or practical experience relevant to training and sufficiently mature to contribute, on their return, to the development process within their country of citizenship. Their own governments must nominate individuals.

Duration: Varies according to course undertaken.

Value:
Annual tuition fees of approx. $8,000 to $25,000 (depending on the field of study), and annual stipend (tax exempt) of about $15,000 and air fares to/from Australia, establishment allowance, etc.

When and whom to Apply:

August to October for the coming year through the nominating authorities of the developing country of citizenship.

Department Of Employment,
Education and Training Institution) Grants Section,
Research .Branch, P.O. Box 9880,
Canberra

A.C.T. 2601 offers the Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarships (OPRS) for three years for Ph.D and two years in case of Masters degree.

Eligibility:
Citizens of all overseas countries (excluding New Zealand) who are commencing full-time study for a higher degree by research (Master’s or Ph.D. degrees).

Value:
Covers only the tuition fees set by the institution and basic health cover OPRS holders may obtain support from other sources to cover their living expenses.

Whom to contact:
The Registrar of the higher education institution at which the applicant proposes to study.

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