Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Applications for the 2018 round of the Australia Awards – Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are now open. Applications are open until 11:59 pm (AEST) on the 30th of June 2017.

What is the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships program?

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships program aims to build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalisation of our higher education and research sectors, and offer high-achieving individuals globally the opportunity to increase their productivity and expertise in their respective fields.

Administered by the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training, the objective of the program is to provide individuals of academic merit with high-quality learning opportunities that contribute to Australia’s standing as a world-leader in education and research. The program supports Australia’s National Strategy for International Education, in which a 10-year plan for developing Australia’s role as a global leader in education, training and research is detailed.

It is a very competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships program, providing opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional development overseas, and for overseas citizens to do the same in Australia.

Australian and international scholarships available

There are multiple scholarships and fellowships available through this incredible initiative:

  • Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Endeavour Vocational Education and Training Scholarship
  • Endeavour Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship
  • Endeavour Research Fellowships including:
    • Endeavour Research Fellowship for Indigenous Australians
    • Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowship
    • Endeavour Australia India Education Council Research Fellowship
  • Endeavour Executive Fellowship

Benefits and guidelines

The program offers:

  • Opportunities for:
    • post-graduates
    • post-doctoral researchers
    • professionals
    • VET students (international applicants only)
  • Study, research and professional development programs in any field in any of the participating countries
  • Financial support:
    • travel and establishment allowances
    • payments towards tuition
    • monthly stipend
  • Personalised support provided by a dedicated case manager:
    • pre-departure briefings
    • advice on health and travel insurance, accommodation, security and legal matters
    • payment of allowances
  •  Opportunities to attend professional development workshops and receptions
  • Membership of an active alumni network to maintain the professional relationships and friendships established

Find out more about the program, benefits and guidelines here.


Since 2007, 1,330 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships have been awarded to Australians and 4,481 internationally to undertake research, study or professional development.

Are you interested? Are you eligible? Are you able to contribute greatly to this program? If yes, you can submit your application here.

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