Potential applicants for Australia Awards Scholarships in Nepal for studies commencing in 2021 are encouraged to use this self-assessment checklist to assess whether they satisfy the eligibility criteria for a Scholarship before they commence an application. This checklist is not exhaustive and must be read in conjunction with the Country Profile for Nepal and information on How to apply available in the Australia Awards – Nepal website at australiaawardsnepal.org.
Please note that Australia Awards will only be offered to persons who apply for a Scholarship in the prescribed manner and are selected through the formal selection process.
Under Australian law, disability includes physical, intellectual, psychiatric, sensory, neurological and learning disability, physical disfigurement, and the presence in the body of disease-causing organisms. People with disability who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship.
Traditionally marginalised groups are any such groups identified and/or listed by the Government of Nepal as being traditionally marginalised, such as Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi, Muslim, etc.