Australian Scholarships for Solomon Islands
The Australian Government provides Scholarships to the Solomon Islands. The Scholarship is called the Australian Awards. Solomon Islands Students are invited to apply for this scholarships every year. The scholarship aims to establish a peaceful, well-governed and prosperous Solomon Islands. This can be achieved by focusing with the Solomon Islands Government on improving safety and security; strengthening economic governance and fostering broad-based growth; improving government accountability; improving service delivery in urban and provincial areas; and building stronger and more peaceful communities.
The Scholarships is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Aid Program.
Students can apply for the following programs.
- Diploma Programs
- Undergraduate Programs
- Masters Programmes
The Priority areas of the Scholarships
Applications are encouraged from a broad range of priority areas for the development of Solomon Islands: health (not including medicine); education; governance; climate change; environmental studies/science; disability; gender; economic growth; engineering (including water, sanitation and construction, mining, community development/youth development); information technology; legal services; business and accounting; agricultural science; veterinary (including animal science, veterinary science, animal health laboratory technology and management).
How to Apply
Usually the Scholarships are announced in the local media early every year. Solomon Islands students can contact the Australian Awards administrators on the address below.
Application forms can be obtained by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or downloaded from the Australian High Commission website:
If you do not have access to the internet, please collect forms from DFAT at the Australian High Commission in Honiara or telephone (+677) 20011 Ext: 210/211.