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Applications for the 2018 Endeavour Scholarships, Fellowships and Mobility Grants now open

Applications for the 2018 round of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are open and will close on 11:59 pm (Australian Eastern Standard time) 30 June 2017. Please see the application page for more information.


Australia Award Scholarships - applications now open

Applications for Australia Award Scholarships are now open. For further information please see the Australia Awards website .

Further inf ormation on Australia Awards can also be found here.


Australia Day was observed in Mongolia for the first time

The Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar hosted an Australian National Day reception on Friday, 3 February 2017 to celebrate the birth of Australia and Australia’s partnership with Mongolia.



Human Rights Day 

Today on 10 December 2016, we commemorate Human Rights Day. It was on this day 68 years ago that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Australia and Mongolia signed Memorandum of Understanding

On Friday, 25 November, Mr Choijilsuren Battogtokh, MP and the Finance Minister and Mr John Langtry, Australia’s Ambassador to Mongolia signed a Memorandum of Understanding that defines the terms of cooperation between the two Governments in support of Mongolia's development needs.


DAP Signing Ceremony was held

On Thursday 17 November 2016, Ambassador John Langtry awarded grants to ten organisations selected under the Direct Aid Program (DAP).


DAP Recipients of Mongolia: 2016-2017

A total of 120 applications were received for the 2016-2017 DAP grants. Please click here for selected list of grantees.


A Courtesy Call to the Prime Minister was paid

On Wednesday 9 November 2016, Mr John Langtry, Australian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Mongolia paid a courtesy call to Mr Erdenebat J., the Prime Minister of Mongolia.


Melbourne Cup in Mongolia

On Tuesday, 1 November 2016, Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar observed the Melbourne Cup for the first time in Mongolia. Melbourne Cup is Australia’s annual horse racing tournament that is equivalent of Mongolia’s Naadam.


More Australian students to study in Mongolia

Thirty five Australian undergraduate students will study and undertake work placements in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in 2017 through the Australian Government’s flagship New Colombo Plan education program.


Meet the Mongolians of the  Australia Global alumni Network

Since 1993, over 400 Mongolians studied in Australia under the Australia Awards Scholarship. Currently, a thousand more Mongolians study in Australia by funding their own education. Over one hundred Mongolians representing the Parliament of Mongolia, government agencies, public and private sector gather on 16 September 2016. 


Ambassador hosted a reception for Australian and Mongolian doctors

On Monday 15 August 2016, Ambassador John Langtry hosted a reception for an Australian specialist medical team from Interplast and their Mongolian counterparts including the directors and doctors of the Mongolian Society of Anaesthetists and Burns Department, National Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Centre.


Australian Ambassador handed over his credentials to the President of Mongolia

Australia's first resident Ambassador to Mongolia, Mr John Langtry presented credentials to His Excellency Mr Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia on 22 December 2015. The Ambassador's Introductory remarks are as follows.



For information on the Australian Aid Program, including the Australian Awards Scholarship Program, please cilck the following links:


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