Australia Awards Announcement 2019 Intake

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Australian High Commission is pleased to announce theAustralia Awards selection for the 2019 intake is now completed.

Australian universities will host 36 Awardees from Sri Lanka and 8 Awardees from the Maldives.

Australia Awards are prestigious international Scholarships and Fellowships funded by the Australian Government. They offer an opportunity for the next generation of global leaders to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia.

Australia has been offering scholarships in the region for almost 70 years. The 2019 Awardees will undertake Masters degrees at Australia’s top universities in a range of fields including public policy, international trade and development, speech therapy and project management.

The Australian High Commission together with Australia Awards Sri Lanka will hold a series of pre-departure briefings for the successful awardees to give them the best start for their study period in Australia.

Australian High Commissioner Bryce Hutchesson will hosttwo farewell events in Sri Lanka and Maldives in Novemberto congratulate the successful Australia Award recipients.

For more details on the awards and partnered universities in Australia, visit:

Australia Awards website:

University websites

Enquiries should be addressed to Australia Awards Sri Lanka at [email protected]

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