AOF Award?

Australian Overseas Foundation

What is an AOF Award?

If you have ever thought about testing your vocational skills against the best in the business or travelling overseas for professional development, here’s your chance. An AOF Award could be your ticket to furthering your career. 

Australian Overseas Foundation

Who are we?

Who are we

Each year, the Australian Overseas Foundation (AOF) provides a limited number of overseas awards to help Australians fulfil their dreams of working internationally in their chosen field. 

An AOF award provides:

  • The opportunity to travel and work overseas.
  • Return economy airfares to a country of choice.
  • Settling in allowance.
  • Assistance with the cost of short courses.
  • Assistance in obtaining employment and work Visas.
  • A unique experience for personal and professional development.
Our Aim

Our aim


AOF seeks outstanding young vocationally-trained Australians who are interested in gaining experience overseas. Our aim is to develop recipients’ leadership skills, increase their knowledge and experience that can subsequently be reinvested into the Australian industry upon their return.


A special thank you

AOF major sponsors