What fields of study are available for study commencing in 2019?

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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.

What fields of study are available for study commencing in 2019?

What awards are available?

Australia Awards Scholarships are offered to applicants from Sri Lanka for study at Master’s level in one of the priority sectors of study. The study can be undertaken by coursework or by research, or a combination of the two. However, the maximum duration that DFAT will support a Master’s degree program is for two years.


What fields of study are available for study commencing in 2019?

The Priority Development Sectors and associated Fields of Study for Sri Lanka for study commencing in 2019 are set out below.

The Priority Development Sectors and associated Fields of Study for Sri Lanka for study commencing in 2019 are set out below.

Priority Development Sectors  Fields of Study
Economic Development
  • Agriculture Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Customs Administration*
  • Development Economics
  • Economics
  • Educational Management
  • Fisheries & Aquatic Resources*
  • Information & Communication Technologies
  • International Finance
  • International Trade
  • Maritime Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Urban Planning
Good Governance
  • Development Studies
  • Disability Studies
  • Finance
  • Forensic Science
  • Human Resource Management*
  • Humanitarian and Disaster Management*
  • Law
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science
  • Project Management*
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Statistics
Gender Equality
  • Economics
  • Gender Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

*New Fields of Study introduced for study commencing in 2019.