Australian High Commission
Port Vila

Study in Australia and the Pacific


                                                             Applications are now open for the

                                                 2018 intake of Australia Awards Scholarships


                                       Applications close 31 March 2017


Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders for development. In Vanuatu, the program targets human resource gaps in priority sectors and aims to provide successful applicants with the skills and knowledge to drive change and influence economic and social development. The program also helps build enduring people-to-people links with Australia, and across the Pacific region.


The selection process for Australia Awards recipients is merit-based. Women and men, including people with a disability, are encouraged to apply.


Applicants will be assessed for their academic competence, professional and personal qualities and their potential to contribute to development in Vanuatu.

                                                          Applicants are strongly encouraged to read all

                                                        information about eligibility and selection criteria

                                                                                   before applying.


For more information about how to apply, please click here

Click here to complete your online application

Please note, online applications mus be completed in one sitting. Information you provide will only be saved when your application is submitted. You are encouraged to download a Word version of the Postgraduate application form or a Word version of the Undergraduate application form, which you can save and retain prior to submitting your application online.


Study in Australia 

Australian universities offer a range of programs and courses that lead to highly regarded and internationally recognised qualifications.

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List of Universities in Australia (external site)

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Study in the Pacific Region

More information about the range of courses and programs available at universities in the Pacific region is available on University of the South Pacific website (external site) and the Fiji National University website (external site).