2019 Endeavour Postgraduate Leadership Award

Deadline: November 15, 2018.

The ELP is the Australian Government’s two-way mobility program for short and long-term study, research and professional development with Australia’s priority partner countries. The ELP supports Australia’s first National Strategy for International Education 2025 (the Strategy). The Strategy sets out a 10-year plan for developing Australia as a global leader in education, training and research, through making transformative partnerships and expanding student, education and training professional and research mobility. The ELP provides opportunities for established and emerging leaders to undertake a global mobility experience within their study, research or professional field.

The Endeavour Postgraduate Leadership Award provides financial support for international applicants to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field in Australia for up to 2 years for Masters and 4 years for PhD.

 

ELIGIBILITIES

To participate in the ELP, individual applicants must:

• not be undertaking their Leadership Activity in a country where they hold citizenship/dual citizenship or permanent residency  (International Individual Endeavour Leaders must undertake their activity in Australia and not hold citizenship/dual citizenship or be a permanent resident of Australia.)

•  be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their Leadership Activity

•  not be in receipt of any other Australian Government sponsored mobility, scholarship or fellowship benefits

 

BENEFITS

All successful Individual short and long term Endeavour Leaders will receive AU$3,000 per month as a stipend (maximum amount of AU$36,000 per calendar year paid up to the maximum category duration on a pro-rata basis)

Successful Individual Endeavour Leaders are also eligible for:

•  travel allowance of up to AU$3,000 (with provision to pay up to AU$4,500 under special circumstances)
•  establishment allowance of between AU$2,000 and AU$4,000, dependent on category and duration of Award
•  health insurance for the full category duration (Overseas Student Health Cover [OSHC] for international recipients)
•  travel insurance (excluding during program for international recipients)

International Endeavour leaders undertaking postgraduate qualifications (Masters or PhD) are eligible to receive tuition fees of up to AU$30,000 per calendar year, paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis. Tuition includes student service and amenities fees.

The duration of the scholarship is up to 2 years for a Masters and up to 4 years for a PhD.

 

APPLICATION

To participate in the ELP, individual applicants must: 

I. Not be undertaking their Leadership Activity in a country where they hold citizenship/dual citizenship or permanent residency.

II. Australian Individual Endeavour Leaders must not undertake their Leadership Activity in a country where they hold citizenship/dual citizenship or permanent residency.

III.  International Individual Endeavour Leaders must undertake their activity in Australia and not hold citizenship/dual citizenship or be a permanent resident of Australia. 

IV. Be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their Leadership Activity 

V. Not be in receipt of any other Australian Government sponsored mobility, scholarship or fellowship benefits for Postgraduate or VET Leadership Activities, be undertaking an award course under the Australian Qualifications Framework at an Australian (Home or Host) organisation.

 

OFFICIAL LINK

 

https://internationaleducation.gov.au/endeavour%20program/scholarships-and-fellowships/pages/default.aspx

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