Eligibility Criteria

An applicant must meet the standard eligibility requirements detailed in the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook.

In addition, an applicant must also meet the following country-specific criteria:

    • Apply for courses within the fields of study and specialisations listed in the 2018 Country Profil e.
    • Hold a Bachelor degree from a Mongolian university with GPA not less than 3.0.
    • A Bachelor degree from other countries must be recognised by Australian universities and include the GPA.
    • Two years' continuous employment at the time of application, dating back from 1 February 2018, unless having a declared and verified disability.
    • Applicants in Category I must have been continuously employed in the public sector (but it does not have to be in the one agency or department).
    • An applicant with a declared and verified disability is not required to demonstrate two years continuous employment.
    • If living and working in Ulaanbaatar, an IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent acceptable TOEFL score) with no band score less than 5.0 OR
    • If living and working in a province an IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 5.0 (or equivalent acceptable TOEFL score) with band scores in Reading and writing not less than 5.0 OR
    • If having declared and verified a disability, an IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 5.0 (or equivalent acceptable TOEFL score) with band scores in Reading and writing not less than 5.0

Applicants should refer to the 2018 English Language Requirements Fact Sheet for IELTS and TOEFL equivalencies and note that IELTs and TOEFL certificates must be dated no earlier than 1 January 2017.

Fraud

DFAT has a zero-tolerance to fraud. Applicants must read Section 3 of the Australia Awards Scholarships Policy Handbook carefully. In the application and selection process for Australia Awards it means:

    • all information must be provided as requested on the application form
    • information must be true, complete and accurate.

Applicants should note the following:

        • Incorrect data or inaccurate information in an application or in documents attached to an application may be considered fraud.
        • Information required but not included in an application can be considered fraud. For example, not including previous qualifications in an application can be interpreted as trying to gain a benefit by withholding information.
        • All cases of suspected fraud are investigated. This can happen at application, selection, mobilisation or on-Award stages of the scholarships cycle.
        • Fraud detected at any stage can mean:
          • exclusion from further consideration in the current application round
          • exclusion from future application rounds
          • withdrawal of an Award that has been offered.

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