Australian Government Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships and Fellowships

Australian Government Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships 2017

Last date to apply

30 June 2017

About Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship

Australian Government Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships 2017 are administered by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. The Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships aim to build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research. Australian Government Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the merit-based scholarship and fellowships providing opportunities to Overseas students to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia.

The last date of Application Process is 30 June 2017. International Candidates can apply for any of the following categories of Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships:

Scholarships/Fellowships Eligible Countries

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship



Asia

Endeavour Vocational Education and Training Scholarship

Endeavour Research Fellowship

The Caribbean Countries

Endeavour Executive Fellowship

Some countries of Europe, Middle East and Pacific
  • Course Level: Masters and PhD
  • Country of Study: Australia
  • Course Commencement: January 2017
  • Course Commence: January 2018

Australia Endeavour Scholarships Important Dates

 

Events

Dates

Application Starts

April 2017

Application Ends 30 June 2017

Applications shortlisted and assessed

July-October 2017

Recommendations provided to the Minister for 
Tourism and International Education, Senator 
the Hon Richard Colbeck


November 2017

Successful and unsuccessful applicants receive 
an email regarding the outcome of their application

December 2017

Successful recipients complete and return 
necessary documentation

December 2017

Commencement of the programme

January- November 2018

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Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Asia
Class/ Age Must be 18 years of age
Details

Age: Applicants must be 18 years of age and there is no maximum age limit for the Australian Endeavour Scholarships.

Citizenship: International Applicants must be a citizen or a permanent resident of a participating country and remain so for the duration of their programme. International applicants must not hold citizenship/ dual citizenship or permanent residency of Australia.

  • Members of the same family and/or spouses are eligible to apply for an Endeavour scholarship or fellowship and will be considered individually on merit.

Eligible countries: Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong, SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea - South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.

Non-Eligibility

Applicants who have already commenced their proposed Endeavour programme at their host organisation are not eligible to apply.

Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship Reward

  • Travel Allowance: $3000 (provision to pay up to $4,500 under special circumstances)
  • Establishment Allowance: $2000 (Fellowships) or $4000 (Scholarship)
  • Monthly Stipend: $3000 will be paid up to the maximum category duration on a pro-rata basis
  • Health Insurance: The Health Insurance is for the full category duration (OSHC for international recipients)
  • Travel Insurance excludes for the international recipients during the programme.

Endeavour scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis

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Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship Application form and Process

Endeavour Scholarship Application process can only be applied Online. Candidates must read the instructions and guidelines before filling the online application form. The last date to apply is 30 June 2017.

Registration: All the applicants have to register themselves first in order to apply for Endeavour Scholarship. The applicants need to enter their email address, first name and last name and click on register button.

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Application Form Details: The online application form will consist of the following fields given below:

  • Personal Details
  • Citizenship and Residency
  • Proposed Programme
  • Educational Qualification
  • Evidence of Enrolment of conferment
  • Language Requirement Proficiency
  • Scholarships, Awards, memberships and publication details
  • Employment History
  • Referees
  • Host Information
  • Programme Supporting statement and personal Statement

Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship Required Documents

  • The candidates applying for the Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (international) and Vocational Educational Training Scholarship have to provide the following:
    • A certified copy of an official, valid IELTS, TOEFL, CAE or PTE test result
    • A transcript as evidence of completion of at least one year of undergraduate level study (minimum) conducted in English
  • All Endeavour Vocational Education and Training Scholarship and Endeavour Executive Fellowship applicants must provide:
    • An employment record/CV/reference and a letter from their current or past employer/s confirming their position and length of employment.

The candidates must scan and attach the following supporting documents to meet the scholarship and fellowship requirements:

  • Passport or Birth Certificate or National ID Card
  • Verification of Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander
  • Academic Transcript
  • Formal Admission to an Australian Institution for 2017
  • Enrolment Letter for research towards Masters or PhD Only)
  • PhD Conferment for Post-Doctoral research only
  • TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, PTE  Transcript (if applicable)
  • Employment records/resume (if applicable)
  • Two Referee reports
  • Host Nomination

Submission of the Application Form


The applicants must complete the Endeavour Scholarship Application form with all the necessary details and send the hard copy of the application form along with the above-mentioned documents to the following address on or before 30 June 2017:

Endeavour Management Team
Australian Government Department of Education and Training
International Group, GPO Box 9880
Canberra Act 2601, Australia

It is to be noted that any kind of incomplete or late applications will not be accepted by the authority.

Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship Selection Process

Endeavour Scholarship and fellowship 2017 consists of three round or processes. They are as follows:

  • Shortlisting candidates:  The department will shortlist the eligible candidates within the following mentioned dates: 

Assessment Round: After the submission of the application, all the eligible applications are shortlisted by the department using the selection criteria. The shortlisted applications are assessed against the selection criteria by an independent selection panel. The recommendations of the selection panel members are considered and approved by the International Group Manager, Department of Education and Training. The selection panel consists of three members, which include eminent academic professionals and government representatives. The Selection Process for all categories of the Endeavour Scholarships and fellowships are the same. The following are their selection criteria and their relative weightage:

Selection Criteria

Weightage

A record of high-level academic achievement and/or relevant work experience in the applicant’s chosen field of study

40%

A well-defined study, research and/or professional development programme

20%

A statement on how the international study, research or professional development opportunity would further the

applicant’s academic and/or professional career

20%

A statement on how the international study, research or professional development opportunity will benefit Australia
and the applicant’s potential to foster ongoing collaboration and cooperation with their home and host country

20%

Allocation Process: The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are merit-based, however, final selection may target specific participating countries and regions to support Australian Government international education and research priorities and emerging bilateral education and research relationships.

Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship Contact Details

Telephone: 1300 615 262
Email Id: endeavour@education.gov.au

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