Fostering the next generation of global leaders

The Australia Awards are prestigious, long-term international scholarships administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They provide next-generation leaders the opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development at participating Australian universities.


Griffith University is proud to partner with the Australian Government to equip award recipients with further skills, knowledge and education to drive change, and contribute to the development and growth of their home country.

We host and support a diverse community of Australia Awards scholars. We are one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia–Pacific, with a reputation for research and teaching excellence. Our degrees span a range of disciplines and are informed by world-class research and industry connections. Our staff are dedicated to providing quality learning and personal support, so scholars thrive throughout their Griffith journey.

How to apply

Learn about the eligibility requirements and application process

Palupi's PhD experience

Palupi is a PhD candidate from Indonesia in the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University.


Griffith University offers a wide variety of student support services for international and scholarship students. From our friendly Student Contact Officers to our English language support, our staff and services are committed to helping you succeed.

Australia Awards Scholars


Our current students share some of their experiences and highlights in our blog Explore.

Gede working with a patient.

One nurse’s journey

Australia Awards Scholar Gede did a Master of Health Services Management after working in Bali.

A journey to better global health

Have fun learning English

Discover how you can improve your English, have fun and make new friends.

Learning English on the Gold Coast

Things you should know before moving to Australia

Find out 15 things you should know before moving to Australia.

Before moving to Australia

Contact us

For all Australia Awards enquiries, please contact us