Australian Endeavour Scholarships

Did you know that Canadian students about to study in Australia are eligible to apply for the 2015 round of the Australian Endeavour Awards?

Established in 2009, the Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship awards are the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program that provides up to $272,500 AUD for study, research or professional development opportunities between Australia and the world. The program build Australia’s reputation for excellence in education, supports the internationalization of the Australian higher education and research sectors, and offers high-achieving individuals opportunities to increase their knowledge and expertise in their field.

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All recipients will receive
  • travel allowance: $3,000 (provision to pay up to $4,500 under special circumstances);
  • establishment allowance: $2,000 (fellowships) or $4,000 (scholarships);
  • monthly stipend: $3,000 (paid up to the maximum category duration on a pro-rata basis);
  • health insurance for the full category duration (OSHC for international recipients);
  • travel insurance (excluding during programme for international recipients).
Endeavour scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees paid up to the maximum
study/research duration on a pro-rata basis. Tuition includes student service and amenities fees.

As a scholarship or fellowship recipient, you will gain invaluable international experience in study, research or professional development. The Department of Education has engaged a contractor to provide post-selection support services to all recipients including a dedicated case manager; pre-departure briefings; provision of advice on health; travel insurance; accommodation; security; payment of allowances; and reporting to the department on the recipient’s progress.

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship

Degree: Australian Master’s or PhD
Duration: Up to 2 years for a Master’s; up to 4 years for a PhD
Total per semester: $15,000
Total: Up to $272,500 (PhD) and $140,500 (Master’s)
Application deadline: June 30, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (AEST)

Applications for the 2016 Endeavour Awards are now open and will close June 30, 2015. Applicants are encouraged to commence their applications early and submit their application as early as possible due to the large volume of users on the system on the final opening days of submission.


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