Opportunities for Australian natives and citizens of the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to pursue their studies and research in Australia and oversees.
In the queue of Australian Government’s international awards the Endeavour Awards is the most prominent program. It is a merit based program . Being a part of the Australia Awards initiative it provides wonderful opportunities for citizens of the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to pursue their studies and research in Australia. The Australian natives can also avail this award for their study, research and professional development abroad.
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The Endeavour Awards are governed by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. The main goals of the Endeavour Awards are to offer different prospects for promising individuals from Australia and overseas and to provide growth to their skills and global awareness. To maintain educational and professional links between persons, groups and nations is also one of its aims. Another motto of these awards is to promote Australia in the race of research training provider and to increase the presence of Australians on international quality education platform.
The minimum age for the commencement of their Award is 18 while there is no maximum age limit. There are no limitations on fields of study too. Various Endeavour Awards are as follows:
|Name||For Australian/International Student||Course Level||Taken At||Duration|
|Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Postgraduate Award||Australian Student||PhD or Masters||Asia||Upto 2 years|
|Endeavour Postgraduate Awards||International Student||PhD or Masters||Australia||2 years(Masters)
4 years ( PhD)
|Endeavour Research Fellowship||International Student||Research towards masters or PhD, Postdoctoral Research||Home Country (for research) Australia (Postdoctoral Research)||4 – 6 months|
|Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowship||Participating Asian countries||Research towards masters or PhD, Postdoctoral Research||Australia (Postdoctoral Research)||4 – 6 months|
|Endeavour Research Fellowship for Indigenous Australians||Australian Student||short-term research||Participating country||4 to 6 months|
|Prime Minister’s Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award||Australian female student||Research towards a PhD , Postdoctoral research||PhD (Australia), Postdoctoral (Participating country)||1-2 years|
|Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Undergraduate Award||Australian Student||Bachelor Degree or Honours||Asia||Up to 2 years|
|Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award||International students||Vocational education||Australia||1 – 2.5 years|
|Endeavour Executive Award||Participating Asian countries||Professional development||Participating country||1 to 4 months|
International applicants should not hold dual citizenship with Australia. They must be citizens and/or permanent residents of a participating country and/or region and remain till the end of the program.
The Government of Australian is dedicated to providing educational and professional prospects for the residents of Australia and oversees students to undertake study, research or professional development in abroad and Australia. You can go through the eligible destination Countries and Regions according to awards by following http://www.deewr.gov.au/International/EndeavourAwards/AusApp/Pages/DestinationCountries.aspx
Australian Endeavour Award were announced by the government in November 2009 to make the most of the
benefits to Australia and to sustain long-term ties between Australia and our neighbours. http://www.deewr.gov.au/International/EndeavourAwards/Pages/Home.aspx