Australian Embassy

Alumni Grants Round

The Australian Embassy in Brazil is pleased to open the 2024 Alumni Grants Round to support Brazilian alumni of Australian institutions to undertake projects which strengthen Brazil-Australia collaboration in education, science, research and innovation.

The expected outcomes of the Grants Round are:

  • Concrete project achievements in education, science, research or innovation
  • Strengthened people-to-people, institutional and community networks, collaboration and connections between Brazil and Australia

Eligible sectors

Projects may be in any field that supports the Embassy’s objectives in:

  • Strengthening Brazil-Australia collaboration in education, science, research and innovation
  • Strengthening trade, investment and other business linkages between Australia and Brazil
  • Leveraging the position and influence of alumni to support the Australia – Brazil relationship and G20 thematic outcomes; such as sustainable development, climate change, and women’s empowerment

Eligible applicants

Institutions are expected to apply, with the project lead to be an alumnus. Alumni are Brazilian nationals residing in Australia or Brazil who studied at a recognised Australian educational institution, including:

  • Recipients of Australian Government scholarships
  • Private fee-paying students
  • Recipients of Australia Awards Fellowships and Short Courses Awards
  • Individual alumni
  • Groups led by alumni (the group may include non-alumni members)
  • Organisations involving alumni
  • Exchange students


Grant amount and timelines

Grants of AUD5,000 up to a maximum of AUD8,000, to be implemented within 1 year. A detailed project plan is due in mid-May 2024 and full acquittal by May 2025.


Applications close at 5:00pm (Brasilia time) on 29 February 2024. Late applications will not be accepted.


Applications may be deemed ineligible if they are incomplete, do not include the requested documentation or do not address the selection criteria.


Table 1: Invitation Details

Name of Program:

Australian Alumni Grants Round

Closing Time:

5:00pm (Brasilia time), 29 February 2024

Contact e-mail:

[email protected]


You can find detailed application guidelines and fill out the application form here.

To view the Program’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), please click here.

We look forward to receiving your application!