Scholarship Opportunities For Caribbean Nationals In Australia

Caribbean nationals now have an opportunity to apply for scholarships to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia commencing January 2012.

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Caribbean nationals now have an opportunity to apply for scholarships to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia commencing January 2012.

A press release issued by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), has indicated that CARICOM member states, Cuba and the Dominican Republic are eligible for the Australia Awards in the Caribbean to complete Masters and PhD level studies.

Applications, which must be completed online, will be accepted between the period from March to June 2011, for the 2012 academic year.

For information regarding the scholarships and the application process visit: www.usaid.gov.au/scholar andwww.usaid.gov.au/scholar/ala_apply.cfm. Applicants can visit the following websites to search for the most appropriate university according to their area of study: http://studyinaustralia.gov.au and http://cricosdeewr.gov.au.

For further assistance contact Ms. Keisha Farnum, Programme Manager, Australia Awards, AusAID Caribbean (1-868-822-5482) or Keisha.farnum@ausaid.gov.au.