Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally
The International Seminars Support Scheme (ISSS) is an Australian Government aid activity administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
ISSS funds attendance at international development-oriented seminars in Australia and overseas.
The scheme helps to develop knowledge and technical expertise in developing countries, and builds linkages between the government, academic and community sectors in Australia and our partner developing countries.
ISSS is a discretionary scheme. Funds are limited and competition for them is strong. Applications need to provide a convincing case for support, with clear objectives and details of how they will be achieved. Successful applications must demonstrate tangible outcomes and practical contributions to the economic development/social advancement of developing countries.
Note: Applications can only be made by the seminar organiser.
Guidelines [PDF 165kb]
Guidelines [Word 500b]
Application form [PDF 222kb]
Application form [Word706kb]
List of countries eligible for ISSS funding [PDF 166kb]
List of countries eligible for ISSS funding [Word 571kb]
Allowance Rates commencing from 1 July 2011 [PDF 45kb]
Allowance Rates commencing from 1 July 2011 [Word 154kb]
Last reviewed: 4 November, 2013
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