Australia Awards in Laos
The Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) are managed by the Laos Australia Institute (LAI). LAI is managed by Tetra Tech International Development on behalf of the Australian Government.
The Joint Selection Panel (JSP) regularly review priority fields of study and adjust the emphasis of the Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) program for each intake. Furthermore, JSP also meets during the AAS selection process to review applicant data, make recommendations for shortlisting, participate in candidate interviews and make recommendations for awards.
The JSP is chaired by the First Secretary Policy and Development of the Australian Embassy, and its membership usually includes representatives from:
– Department of Planning, Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES)
– Department of Student Affairs, Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES)
– Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)
– Department of Civil Service Management, Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA)
– Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI)