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

Thesis Support Fund

The Government of Australia recognises the challenges of completing a PhD thesis. It also recognises that not all PhD candidates are able to submit their thesis before returning to Indonesia.

The Australia Awards Thesis Completion Support Fund was launched to assist Australia Awards Scholarship PhD recipients in the submission of their thesis.

Who is eligible?

Australia Awards Scholarship PhD recipients who have returned to Indonesia within two years and who have not submitted their thesis.


A grant of up to AUD $1000 is available for the following purposes:

  • Proofreading thesis;
  • Printing and binding; and,
  • Posting thesis.

Term and Conditions

To be able to access funding, the following conditions apply:

  • Applicants must be Australia Awards Scholarship recipients who have returned to Indonesia within two years.
  • Applicants must no longer eligible for DFAT Tutorial Editorial Assistance as they are back to Indonesia
  • Applicants must use the Thesis Completion Support Fund Application Form at; and,
  • Recipients must submit original invoices/receipts for reimbursement.

Application Form

Please access application form here.

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