Austrade regional market update on impact of COVID-19 7 October


Austrade will provide weekly regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These reports are compiled using the latest on-the-ground information and advice. The following updates include markets and regions for:

  • Europe
  • South Asia
  • Middle East and Africa
  • North Asia
  • North America



  • After a brief deferment due to COVID-19, the Indonesia Education Endowment Fund (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan – LPDP) will open scholarship applications on 6 October 2020 for the 2021 study year.
    • The LPDP is a full scholarship given to students who pursue a postgraduate degree in local and international university.
    • There are two types of scholarship provided by LPDP for study abroad: One of these scholarships is an educator scholarship. This scholarship is open for educators employed by Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Religious Affairs.
    • The second scholarship is for members of the general public, whom have attained a postgraduate degree.
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