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Before submitting an application for an Australia Awards Scholarship, applicants MUST read both the Scholarships Policy Handbook and the Sri Lanka Country Profile.
All details about Australia Awards Scholarships are contained in the Handbook. Sri Lanka-specific information is contained in the Country Profile.

Information Sessions

Information Sessions about the Australia Awards Scholarship eligibility criteria, application process and other details will be held every Thursday at 5.00 pm at the Australia Awards Sri Lanka office at 75 1/1 Kynsey Road, Colombo 08 beginning Thursday, 15th February 2018 and ending Thursday, 12th April 2018. For details on Information Sessions at other locations including Priority Districts, please contact the Australia Awards Office on the given details.

Social Inclusion

Can persons with disability (PWDs) apply?

Yes. Applications from eligible PWDs are highly encouraged.


What are ‘reasonable adjustments’?

Reasonable adjustments are measures that an education provider is required to take to ensure students with a disability can meet the academic standards of their course of study and participate on the same basis as students without a disability. Reasonable adjustments might include changes to the way a person enrols in a course, alterations to the physical environment and other facilities, and changes to the way training is delivered and skills are assessed.

Awardees with disability are assessed and provided reasonable adjustments to ensure that they succeed in their award.


Are women prioritised in the selection process?

At least 50% of the Awards will be offered to qualified women applicants.