Australian Leadership Award Scholarship (ALAS)

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The Government of Australia through the Australian Embassy in Jakarta has offered Australian Leadership Award Scholarship (ALAS) for Postgraduate study (S2 and S3) in Australia. This scholarship covers tuition fee, living cost, and return tickets.

For 2012/2013, the Australian Government provides 200 scholarships for participants originated from developing countries. The prioritized fields of study are related to these following issues: disability, economic growth, education, environment, food security, gender, governance, health, human rights, infrastructure, regional stability, rural development, and water and sanitation. In addition, the participants are included in the leadership development improvement through Leadership Development Program.


  1. Nominated by each working unit;
  2. Have not been receiving or have received scholarship from the Government of Australian in the last 12 months prior to the applications
  3. Has not been engaged or married to Australian or New Zealand citizens or any citizen that has obtained permanent residence in one of the two countries mentioned before
  4. Have not been receiving any other scholarship programs; and
  5. The Application form can be downloaded at
  6. Submit the registration documents (1 soft copy of application form, 1 original document, and 3 hard copies of referred documents) which consist of:
    1. Completed application form
    2. Copy of birth certificate
    3. Copy of Passport / National ID (KTP)
    4. Resume (CV)
    5. Copy of Diploma and Transcript which has been legalized by the related officials and the legalized translated transcript and diploma. The PhD applicants should attach the his/her Bachelor’s diploma/transcript
    6. TOELF/IELTS score (original) taken on (min.) 11 March 2010:
  • IELTS score minimum 6.5 with band score no less than 6
  • International TOEFL paper based minimum 580 or
  • International TOEFL computer based minimum 237; or
  • International TOEFL internet based minimum 92;
  1. Reference Letter (can be downloaded at;
  2. Completed Nominating Agency form (can be downloaded at;
  3. Providing 2 references from academic supervisor (especially for Master by Research and PhD applicants);
  4. For Master by Research and PhD applicants are encouraged to attach his/her research proposal