Australia Awards Cambodia

Selection Process

Following eligibility checking, applications will be assessed and then shortlisted to identify applicants to attend an IELTS test.

The selection process will include an interview for those identified as best meeting the selection criteria and who have the required IELTS test result of 5.5 with no sub-band less than 5.0. Please note that if you achieve the required IELTS test result you may not necessarily be selected for an interview. Written applications and performance at interviews will be assessed against the following selection criteria: 

  • Academic competence 
  • Potential outcome, including contribution to development outcomes in Cambodia. Including:
    • Alignment between your past experiences and qualifications, and proposed field of study
    • Presenting a convincing argument that you have the potential to have a positive future impact on the development of Cambodia (at any one or more of the following levels: community, organizational, sub-sector, sector, national or regional)
  • Professional and personal leadership attributes