There are number of scholarship programs for international students studying in Australia. Please also see the list of organisations offering scholarships to African students for study in Australia.
The Study in Australia database provides a searchable list of all scholarships offered by Australian-based organisations, institutions and government bodies available to international students who plan to study in Australia on student visas.
Study in Australia database
Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network (JASON) is a search engine that contains information about postgraduate scholarships. The scholarships in the database apply to Australian students wishing to study at home or abroad, and to international students wishing to study in Australia.
Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network (JASON)
The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality (THE-ICE) offers scholarships for international students who wish to study tourism and hospitality in Australia at THE-ICE member institutions.
International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality (THE-ICE)
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) offers scholarships to increase staff and student mobility throughout the Commonwealth. It works with various government departments on prestigious and internationally renowned award schemes.
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
In Africa & the Indian Ocean
Australia Awards for Africa (AusAID) - As part of the Australian Government’s increasing engagement in Africa, Australia Awards in Africa (AAA) offer study opportunities at post-graduate level to candidates from eligible African countries (including some of the Indian Ocean islands).
The scholarships are offered at Masters level for up to two years as well as short professional development courses of up to three months. There are also limited opportunities for PhD studies in Agriculture-related disciplines.
Australia Awards for Africa
Alternately, a large number of Australian universities and other institutions do offer scholarships to students, based on academic merit. For details please consult the website of the institution of your choice.