Australia Awards in Indonesia

The Australia Awards are prestigious, transformational scholarships and short courses offered to emerging leaders for study, research and professional development in Australia

General requirements

Applicants of the Australia Awards Indonesia Nusantara Scholarships must already hold an undergraduate degree and meet all eligibility requirements, including:



Grade Point Average

GPA of 2.7 from A or B accredited university. GPA of 3.2 from C accredited university.

Masters in Urban Design requires 2.9 or 3.5 respectively

English Requirements

IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0), TOEFL iBT 79 or PTE Academic 58

  • The English results must be current (within three years of the closing date of application).
    • Monash University, Indonesia, has made available limited access to the MEPT (Monash English Placement Test) for applicants who have yet to complete IELTS/TOEFL iBT/PTE test (These courses are now full) Applicants who sit the MEPT will need to show proof that they have passed the test in their application form;
  • Applicants for the Masters in Business Innovation also require a minimum of two years of relevant work experience;
  • Applicants for the Masters in Urban Design need to submit a Design Project Portfolio, up to 20 pages;
  • Answer all relevant questions on the application form.

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