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In view of the impact of COVID-19, application for the 2021 intake of
Australia Awards Scholarships has been extended to 30 June 2020.

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Application for the Australia Awards Scholarships is extended to 30 June 2020

In view of the impact of COVID-19, application for the 2021 intake of Australia Awards Scholarships has been extended to 30 June 2020. Become a leader for development and reach further with an Australia Awards Scholarship.

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Be a part of the Australia Global Alumni community in the Philippines

Are you a graduate of an Australian university? Did you complete a training or a short course conducted by an Australian registered training organisation? Don't miss out on the opportunity to stay connected with your fellow alumni and build and mobilise your professional networks. Visit our alumni page to know more about Australia Global Alumni's activities in the Philippines.

Sign up here to get the latest updates on the Australia Global Alumni.

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Nominations for 2020 Australian Alumni Excellence Awards are now open

Do you know of Australia-educated Filipinos who are leaders, innovators or young achievers in their field? Nominate them for the 2020 Australian Alumni Excellence Awards.

In 2019, Joji Ilagan-Bian was honoured with the Alumni of the Year award for her significant contribution to the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) sector of Mindanao. She established foundations and schools in Davao City, including the first international school in Mindanao, that allows students to earn globally-recognised certifications. Her initiatives helped create a favourable business and investment climate in Davao City since 1988.

 Australia Global Alumni share stories of kindness, bayanihan, and hope in time of Corona

Australia Global Alumni share stories of kindness, bayanihan, and hope in time of Corona

Members of the Australia Global Alumni community have been rising above the crisis by making a difference in their fields in their own little ways. If you need an inspiring story to lift you up, read how the COVID-19 crisis affected our alumni’s life and work, and how they have been moved to make a change.

Read their stories here.

Do you have a story to share? We’d love to hear from you. Share your story.

 Important Announcement - COVID19

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Call for Proposals: Applications for the Australian Alumni COVID-19 Response Grants Scheme are now open

In response to the emerging challenges brought about by the COVID-19 crisis, the Australia Awards and Alumni Engagement Program Philippines (AAAEP-P) is calling for proposals for research and development project initiatives under the Australian Alumni COVID-19 Response Grants. This is a platform for Australia Global Alumni and AAAEP-P program participants to be changemakers in their organisations and communities during this challenging time.

Make a difference with Australia Awards

We are proud of our Australia Awards health professionals and frontliners 

Spotlight on the re-entry action plan (REAP)

As a special educator, it is truly fultilling to empower my former and current deaf studens to become problem-solvers and estrepreneurs through my REAP:  The Deaf Entrepreneurship Program.  With the education I gained from the Australia Graduate School of Entrepreneurship at Swinburne University of Technology, I am able to teach tem the basic competencies needed to build a business.

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Filipino students in Australia raise funds to support Filipino frontliners

Six Filipino student associations in Australia keep the bayanihan spirit alive with the launch of Filos 4 Heroes, a fundraising advocacy that aims to purchase the much-needed protective personal equipment of frontliners and health workers of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH).

The student associations include Alliance of Filipino-Australian Student Council of Victoria (FASTCO), FilOz Association of Student Councils, Queensland Filipino Youth Association, Filipino Student Council of New South Wales, ANU Filipino Association (ANUFA), and Filipino Student Society of Tasmania.

If you are in Australia and would like to donate, visit their Facebook page for more information:
https://www.facebook.com/fastcoVic/

Read stories about Life of a Filipino scholar in time of Corona here

Alumni

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Australia Awards alumna’s foundation provides easy ways to donate to combat COVID-19

Australia Awards alumna Kritzia Santos is leading 2KK Tulong sa Kapawa Kapatid Foundation’s fundraising initiatives in collaboration with different digital platforms such as Lazada, Shopee, Booky, and PayMongo. Since mid-March, 2KK has been raising funds and sending out donations in the form of meals, food packs, rice, and canned goods to communities around Metro Manila including Payatas, Smokey Mountain, and Batasan Hills among others. They have also raised funds and donations to provide meals and protective personal equipment (PPE) sets to government and private hospitals. If you want to help out, you may donate through the following ways:

Pls. indicate that your donation is for COVID-19 and send your deposit slip to official@kapwakapatid.com for confirmation.

For more information, visit https://www.kapwakapatid.com/