Australia Awards - Section contents

Information for current awardees of the Australia Awards scholarship, a prestigious international scholarship offering the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia.

The Australia Awards scholarship is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is available to students from a number of developing countries. This information is for current awardees of the Australia Awards Scholarship. For information on how to apply, see scholarships.


Your arrival

Find out how to prepare for your arrival, and about programs available to support your transition to University life.

Managing your award

Your entitlements and responsibilities as an Australia Awards scholar, including academic progress expectations, suspending your scholarship and more.

Family and travel

Information on bringing your family, family support, changing your accompanied status and travel entitlements.

Academic support for awardees

Academic support is offered by the University to Australia Awards scholars, including tutorial assistance, academic skills support and more.

Meet our scholars

Meet some of our Australia Awards scholars and alumni and read their stories.


Our team

We are always happy to meet with Australia Awards scholars to discuss any questions or concerns. If you would like to meet with our team, please send us a few suitable dates and times, your Student ID number, and a brief outline of what you wish to discuss.

Email: aus-awards@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 8344 1301


Our team

Ms Deborah Ng
Student Contact Officer, Australia Awards

Ms Peggy Williams
Student Contact Officer, Australia Awards

Ms Catherine Navon
Coordinator, Australia Awards