Australia provides scholarships for Nepalese students every year. Students related to Education, Health, Economics and Livelihood Development , Governance (for Government of Nepal applicants only), Gender, Inclusion & Disability, International Relations (for Government of Nepal applicants only), Water Resource Management (for Master’s level only) can apply for Australia scholarships. Water resource management is available for Master’s level which is focused on regional or river-basin scale water resource management issues.

Australia Awards Scholarships

These Scholarships give natives of Nepal the chance to get a postgraduate capability (Master’s or PhD) at an Australian tertiary institutions. Grants in the Water Resource Management need territory are available to Master’s level.

Australia Awards Benefits

Australia Awards Scholarships are offered for the base period important for the person to finish the scholastic project determined by the Australian education institution, including any preliminary preparing. Grant beneficiaries will have the following outstanding benefits.

• 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 and masters by course work which has a compulsory fieldwork component.

Application dates (for study commencing in Australia in 2016). Opening date: 1 February 2015 and Closing date: 30 April 2015. Applications or supporting documents received after this date will not be considered.
(Please check new update at the end of the post)

Australia scholarships for Nepalese

New update on Australia scholarships by Australia awards.

From now, Australia Awards scholarships will not be open for Nepal. Please read more information below.


australia scholarships for nepalese

There will be no Australia awards scholarships opening for Nepal in 2016 for study in 2019. If scholarships are offered for study in 2019, applicants short-listed in 2015 for study in 2016 will be carried over. No new application will be considered.

Please visit in December 2016 for updated information regarding the 2019 intake.

We will update if more information is available for Australia scholarships for Nepalese.

New update for 2019 Intake

Application for Australia scholarships for Nepal has been started from 1st February 2019. The application will be closed on 30th April 2019.
IELTS requirement has been fixed at 6.5 or above in which none of the band must be less than 6. It also accepts TOEFL, PTE with equivalent scores. It is interesting fact that 50% seats are for female candidates.


Scholarships Policy Handbook
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