Applications for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2021 Intake is still currently in the process of screening, evaluation and panel deliberation. We hope to finalise the shortlisted applicants by 4th quarter of this year and will advise applicants of the results accordingly.

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Application for the Australia Awards Scholarships 2021 Intake is now closed

Australia Awards is the prestigious scholarship offered by the Australian Government to Filipinos who have the potential to contribute to the country’s development and become leaders in their chosen field. Become a leader for development and reach further with an Australia Awards Scholarship.

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Be a part of the Australia Global Alumni community in the Philippines

Are you a graduate of an Australian university? Did you complete a training or a short course conducted by an Australian registered training organisation? Don't miss out on the opportunity to stay connected with your fellow alumni and build and mobilise your professional networks. Visit our alumni page to know more about Australia Global Alumni's activities in the Philippines.

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 Data analytics course moves online

Data analytics course moves online

The Business Intelligence and Data Analytics short course is the first of its courses to move from the classroom to the laptop.  The Carnegie Mellon University Australia commenced delivering the first module of its course at Asia Pacific College’s Magallanes campus in February before the lockdown commenced in mid-March.

 Australia Global Alumni share stories of kindness, bayanihan, and hope in time of Corona

Australia Global Alumni share stories of kindness, bayanihan, and hope in time of Corona

Members of the Australia Global Alumni community have been rising above the crisis by making a difference in their fields in their own little ways. If you need an inspiring story to lift you up, read how the COVID-19 crisis affected our alumni’s life and work, and how they have been moved to make a change.

Read their stories here.

Do you have a story to share? We’d love to hear from you. Share your story.

Make a difference with Australia Awards

We are proud of our Australia Awards Filipino alumni who are making a difference regardless of their disabilities.

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Spotlight on the re-entry action plan (REAP)

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Meet Paola

Australia Awards alumna Paola Ceriola took her re-entry action plan (REAP) online. She led Mulat Pinoy-Kabataan News Network Science Communicators (MP-KNN SciComm) – a five-week online workshop that aims to train adult mentors and young Filipino science communicators in creating science stories. In collaboration with Probe Media Foundation, Inc. (PMFI) and pioneering Filipino podcast network PumaPodcast, she launched the workshop with the theme “How might we build ‘A Better Normal’ for the Philippines through science?”.

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 Australia Global Alumni share stories of kindness, bayanihan, and hope in time of Corona

Australia Awards scholar delivers graduation speech online

"There is so much work to do as there is so much hope we place into our beloved country, Pilipinas."
Australia Awards Scholar Kate Diane Ortega is one of the Filipino scholars who completed her postgraduate studies during the unprecedented time of COVID-19. She was chosen to deliver a graduation speech during the Carnegie Mellon University’s online graduation rites. In her speech, Kate shared her Australia Awards journey in CMU and underscored her commitment to contribute to reforms in the Philippine Government as a returning scholar, through her organisation, the Department of Budget and Management. 



Explore what’s possible and be part of a community of leaders through the Australia Alumni Communities Philippines.

Australia Alumni Communities PH is an initiative that aspires to bring together alumni with the same interests and industries to connect to one another and to further elevate Australia Global Alumni in the Philippines. So whichever industry you’re in, you get to meet and reach out with Australia-educated Filipinos like you!

For more information, you may get in touch with Mike Malicsi, Founding Convenor, through