There are records showing that Weah began his educational scholarship initiative in the late 1980s when he began his professional football career. Weah has sponsored thousands of Africans in and from Africans. There is a GEORGE Weah scholarship in various schools, colleges and universities and VET institutions are an expression of his efforts to see Liberia and Africa on the right track.
As an icon of football and now a Liberian president, GEORGE WEAH, in partnership with the Australian government, has taken a major step towards furthering education in Africa, recognizing that our continent can only grow through quality education.
Approved international candidates will be invited to Australian Government Development Scholarships for students in Africa. Australian Development Scholarships are available for full-time study at participating Australian universities and TAFE institutions.
Interested applicants must have attained the legal minimum age of at least 18 years of age at the time of the grant. Applicants or winners should meet DFAT’s English language requirements to receive an Australian Awards scholarship.
Fully covered return flight
Institution / research grant
One-time payment of $ 7,000 to help cover housing costs, textbooks and learning materials for successful applicants.
Contribution to Cost of Living (CLE) – is a fortnightly contribution to the cost of living at a rate set by the Department. As of January 1, 2019, the CLE to be paid to the winners will be A $ 30,000 per year.
When you register online with the Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS), you must answer a few questions to determine your eligibility. You will then receive a unique registration number, username and password.
[contact-form-7 id=”541″ title=”Your Personal Profile/ CV”]