Australian High Commission

Development cooperation

Australian Aid

The Australian Government's 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 carefully targetted for greatest impact. For general information about Australia's 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 and Cameroon.

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

Small Grants – Direct Aid Program (DAP)

The 2017-18 online application period for the Direct Aid Program is now closed.  

Details of the opening and closing dates for the next round, program guidelines and links to the online application portal will be available from July 2018.