To be eligible for an Australia Awards Scholarship, you must meet certain standards in English language proficiency, with the results valid as at 1 January 2020. At minimum, you must have:
- an IELTS (Academic) overall score* of at least 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; or
- a TOEFL internet-based test (iBT) score* of at least 79, with a minimum of 21 in all sub-tests; or
- a PTE Academic overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.
Applicants working in the districts listed below, and applicants with a disability or those working in the disability sector, will be considered with an overall IELTS band score of at least 6.0 with no band less than 5.0 (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score).