Australian High Commission

Development cooperation

Australian Aid

The Australian Government overseas development assistance program is managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. For general information about Australia aid program, please click here.


Australia Development Assistance to Africa

Australia’s development assistance to Africa is aimed to support progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. For general information about Australia development assistance to Africa, please click here.

Australia Awards Scholarships

The Australia Awards Scholarships are a cornerstone of Australia’s development assistance program for Africa. The initiative provides access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries, including Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Gabon and Niger.

For information about the Australia Awards, including how to apply, please click here.

Small Grants – Direct Aid Program (DAP)

The online application process for the 2017-18 Direct Aid Program is not currently open.

Opening and closing dates, links to the online application and the full program guidelines will be available on the High Commission’s website by Monday 17  July 2017.