Australian Development Scholarships (including Leadership Awards) & New Zealand Development Scholarships
The Australian Development Scholarships (including Leadership Awards) and New Zealand Development Scholarships are offered by the Australian and New Zealand Governments to provide opportunities for East Timorese to study in Australia or New Zealand in order to contribute to the development and reconstruction of Timor-Leste.
Up to Forty (40) Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) (including Leadership Awards) and up to Fifteen (15) New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) are now being offered for studies starting in January 2013. Scholarships are available for study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Master and Doctoral programs.
Selection is competitive and merit-based. Applicants must be Timorese citizens who have completed high school or university with very strong academic records. Suitably qualified males and females are encouraged to apply. Mature age applicants with suitable levels of work experience who can demonstrate a capacity to be successful in higher education studies are also encouraged to apply. All applicants must have very good English language skills and must be committed to return to Timor - Leste after their studies.
Application forms for ADS (including Leadership Awards) & NZDS will be available from the Scholarships PSCDP Office on:
• April 2nd to end of April 2012, • Monday to Friday, from 8.30am - 12.00pm & from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. • Open for Saturday 14th, 21st and 28th from: 9:00 am – 12:00pm for those who are unable to attend the office during the working hours.
To take an application form, you must bring your high school or university original certificate to validate your results.
Information sessions will be held at the Scholarships PSCDP Office at 10.00am each Tuesday and Thursday, starting from 3rd of April 2012. An additional information session will be held in Viqueque on 10th April, Covalima on 17th April, Maliana on 19th April, and Oecusse on 24th April, and venue will be advised later.
Applications close on Monday 30th April 2012
For further information about the ADS (including Leadership Awards) & NZDS scholarships, including detailed eligibility and selection criteria, please contact the: Scholarships Unit - PSCDP Office Tjing Fa Ho House #01-01, Talhão No 85 Bairro de Lecidere, Dili, Timor Leste Tel: (+670 332 2685) Fax: (+670) 3322624 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org