The Australian higher education system succeeded this year in competing with the higher education systems in different countries such as Germany, Canada, France and the Netherlands, and advanced to rank third in the world after the United States and the United Kingdom in the “QS” classification of the best global higher education systems for the year 2018, as Australian universities excelled in competition The world has even emerged in the list of the top 100 universities in the world, which are presented in various rankings such as the “Higher Haier Education” “THE”, “Shanghai”, “Shanghai Rankings”, and “QS” rating.
In addition to the high quality education and the prosperous health and economic sectors, Australian government and educational institutions have worked to attract international students to study and train and perform academic research in them, and despite the high cost of study, the Australian government and higher education institutions offer annually a lot of scholarships, fellowships, and financial assistance to enable international students to Achieving their educational goals in Australia, we review in this report a set of these scholarships, and we start with the Australian government scholarship programs.
The Australian government and several countries collect bilateral and regional agreements that push them to enhance their role in participating in the development of these countries through various activities, most notably the Australia Awards Scholarships offered to provide educational opportunities for students coming from these countries who wish to enroll in academic studies programs for undergraduate or graduate studies in One of the participating Australian higher education institutions.
The list of countries benefiting from the program includes the countries of the Indian Pacific region and Palestine, and the participating higher education institutions include universities and technical education institutes such as: University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of Newcastle, University The University of Melbourne, University of Adelaide, the William Angliss Institute of TAFE, and there is a specific set of disciplines that students are allowed to choose according to the development requirements in their countries, for example: For Palestine students, priority is given to agriculture majors Water resources management, public policy and public financial management, and the scholarship does not support engineering majors or medical degrees.
The scholarships offered cover the full tuition fee, a contribution to cover the cost of living of A $ 30,000 a year, and another one-time payment of A $ 5,000 to reduce accommodation and books costs, and the cost of an airline ticket for return, as well as an introductory academic program of four to six weeks to educate students About studying and living in Australia, international students receive coverage of health care costs, preparatory English language programs, academic support, and coverage of field visits to research students, the methods for applying for the scholarship vary, and registration times vary according to the country of the student.
Andover Leadership Program
The Australian government attaches great importance to internationalization in its research, educational and training institutions and seeks to lead in providing high-quality international education, therefore it makes intense efforts to build strong links between these institutions in Australia and their counterparts in other countries in order to provide opportunities for distinguished people to develop their knowledge and expertise in specialized areas Diversified, through its Endeavor Scholarships and Fellowships program.
The Leadership Program includes a range of scholarships and various fellowships for Australian and international students from specific countries, the most important of which are in the Arab region: Bahrain, Qatar, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, the Emirates, and Kuwait. These students will have opportunities for academic education for studies Higher education, academic research, vocational education, and short-term executive education. The values of the financial coverage provided to them will vary according to their programs and duration, but they will cover the tuition fees during the study period, the cost of travel, health insurance, and travel insurance according to specific criteria, and will include financial assistance ranging between 2,000 4,000 Australian dollars, and a monthly salary of 3,000 Australian dollars. Students who won the scholarships will also qualify after completing their programs to apply for membership in the alumni network to help them build educational, institutional and personal links with individuals and different destinations. The government provides international students through its program page with comprehensive information about visas Accommodation, host organizations, educational qualifications, language proficiency, and related to financial visits, finance, etc.
The Australian government continuously strives to achieve prosperity in all its sectors, and to achieve this goal provides an opportunity for leaders and professionals from developing countries to reach various Australian organizations, so I presented the Australia Awards Fellowships program, which targets employees in the middle of their career and distinguished people who They plan to work in positions that enable them to participate in facing the challenges that hinder their countries ’foreign affairs and development, and the program’s activities aim to exchange experiences, skills and practical knowledge, provide high-quality training, and enhance existing partnerships in important areas of both countries.
Individuals are not allowed to apply for the program, but it is available for Australian organizations that meet several conditions, including governmental organizations, agencies and companies, academic research centers, and other Australian institutes and organizations, and they must clarify the links they collect with international organizations participating in specific countries including: Algeria, Egypt, Mauritania , Morocco, Tunisia.