Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Australia Awards Scholarships will open in February 2014 : English Language Requirements-are you ready ?

An Australia Awards Scholarship is your opportunity to help drive the development of Nepal and build strong links with Australia. Scholarship applications will open in February 2014 for studies at Masters and PhD Levels.

 English language requirements
Before you can apply, English language testing must be completed and your IELTS ( Academic) or TOEFL certificate, valid at 1 January 2015, must be submitted as part of your application.

To be considered for an Australia Award you require a minimum IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.5 (with no individual band less than 6.0) or an equivalent TOEFL scores.

Women, applicants with disabilities and applicants from traditionally marginalized groups are encouraged to submit an application. Applications from women, people with disabilities and members of traditionally marginalized groups will be considered for eligibility with an IELTS (academic) overall score of6.5 or above (with no individual band less than 5.0) or an equivalent TOEFL paper-based/internet based test score. However, if they are offered Australia Awards, they must meet the English language requirement of their courses.

There is high demand for IELTS or TOEFL examination places in Nepal between March and May each year. You are encouraged to complete an examination in early 2014.

For further information visit:

Australia Awards Office
Panipokhari, Chhetrabikram Marg, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu - Nepal
Tel: (+977) 1 4002614