Scholarships for Filipinos

Scholarships for Filipinos is now available by Study in Australia

A student who is extremely good in study and wants to go to a foreign country for his/her higher study- Australia is the ideal place for him/her. Many students who really have great passion for intellectual pursuit and development work can try to pursue PhD or masters degree from Australia because scholarships in Australia are very popular and also offer great opportunities for higher education.
You will find at least 8 of the top 100 universities of the world in Australia. So eventually it is the best country for achieving a good career because it has lot of opportunities. Filipino awardees may get great skills and ‘globally competitive education’ through Australia Awards Scholarships.

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Scholarships for Filipinos

Australia award for Philippines:

This award is especially for the students of Philippines. The main requirement of this programme is that scholars have to make a difference in their own country. Through their Australian education many Filipino awardees have been working hard to make a difference in their workplaces, communities and field right from 1950s. This scholarship programme plays an important role in the ‘Australia – Philippines Development Cooperation’ in order to develop Philippines through education.

Scholarships for Filipinos medical students:

Medical education is obviously very expensive degree in Australia and also in rest of the world. High course fees, costly books and other expenses make it impossible to get a degree in medical science. But Australian government made some scholarship plans for exceptional students who have excellent academic records. They can study medical science by such scholarship programmes in much less expense. There are various scholarships in Australia for medical students.

1.Australian Medical Association Indigenous Peoples’ Medical Scholarship: 

This scholarship is mainly for the Torres Strait Islanders students and non-Australians. The selection procedure of this scholarship programme is completely based on the previous academic records.


2.The Philip Bladin Research Scholarship in Surgery:

This scholarship programme is mainly for the postgraduates who want to obtain their postgraduate degree in the field of surgery. The University of Melbourne offers this scholarship programme.

Scholarships for Filipinos offered by Australian government:

Australian government also offers some scholarships especially for international students who want to study in Australia. Some scholarships are:

1.Endeavour awards:

The students of Middle East and the Asia pacific can get great opportunities to study in Australia through this scholarship programme. This scholarship is especially for them.

2.Australian leadership awards scholarship:

This scholarship programme is especially for those who want to improve the economic and social policy reforms and also work hard for the development of their own country and also in the Asia pacific region. One can pursue this scholarship only in masters or doctorate level from an Australian university.

3.Australian development scholarship:

In order to provide growth of economic, development and great governance, Australian development scholarship concentrates on distributing ‘long-term development’ to the other partner countries. This programme will help students to develop their countries.

Scholarships for engineering students:
You will get a thousand of lists when you search for scholarships in Australia. Many engineering scholarships are there but civil engineering is most popular among all. You will find several civil engineering scholarship plans for postgraduates and also under-graduates in Australia.

1.School of Natural and Built Environments International Scholarships:

Foreign students who want to study civil engineering in Australia can easily make their dream come true through this scholarship programme.
2.CWN Sexton Scholarship:

This scholarship is especially for African and Asian Commonwealth students who want to study civil engineering in Australia from the University of Melbourne.

All these scholarships in Australia help students to develop their career.

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Now get a good educational back up with the award and scholarship Australia provides.

Thinking of increasing your qualification and get a master’s or PhD degree then leaving your job and getting another source of earning while pursuing your education must be the major hurdle you could think of in Australia . Choosing among these might sometimes also compel you to drop the idea of pursuing your studies further. But if you are a Filipino then you do not need to think much about his as the scholarship Australia does it all for you.”

The Australian awards are highly competitive awards and encourages you to get a globally renowned form of education .These awards prove to be really helpful when you are already involved with some organization . It gives you the freedom to complete your prior commitments made to the organization you are working with and after that you can apply for re-entry action plan when you return to Philippines.

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For Filipinos who come under the merit list this award is a real gem for them .It gives you the full scholarship for the minimum period required for completing their academic program which includes the preparatory period. They provide about 300,000 Australian dollars for 4 years in a PhD and 200,000 Australian dollars for  the master’s degree. They give you a scholarship not only to cover only your academic needs but also covers other expenses you would need like

  • Fortnightly stipend
  • Basic Health Insurance
  • The Return Airfare
  • Supplementary Academic Support
  • Support for fieldwork in the Philippines, if required
  • Full tuition fees and other compulsory academic fees
  • Establishment Allowance

Awardees who are also the recipient of the Australian awards leadership program shall be provided additional training on leadership.




As we saw this award is open for Filipinos working in organisations let us take a look at what kind of organisations are involved Civil Service Commission (CSC), The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) ,  Philippine Atmospheric, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) , Department of Education (DepEd) , Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) ,Office of Civil Defense (OCD) ,Provincial Government of Bukidnon , Provincial Government of Surigao del Norte  , Provincial Government of Agusan del Sur , Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) , Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PhiVolcs)are some of the departments involved.

With such a wide range of advantages that these awards provide it is really easy for Filipinos to carry on their educational journey forward without any kind of interruptions . These awards provide you an international platform to get an education which not only gives you an academic boost but also gives you a way to develop your skills like your leadership. By giving a correct stage to the high performing Filipinos they also give them a chance to give their bit in the development works in their country. So if you are a Filipino and having a good academic record then you could definitely apply for this awards and see the benefits for yourself without any kind of bias .
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