Endeavour, Research Fellowship ,(Including Cheung Kong and AIEC Research Fellowship)

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Scholarship Description:

Endeavour, Research Fellowship ,(Including Cheung Kong and AIEC Research Fellowship) is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Endeavour Research Fellowship provides provides financial support for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows to undertake short-term research (4-6 months) towards a Master’s or PhD or postdoctoral research in any field of study in Australia. All eligible Endeavour Research Fellowship applicants will automatically be considered for Cheung Kong and Australia India Education Council (AIEC) Research Fellowship. The Cheung Kong fellowship is available for the citizens from participating Asian countries in Australia and Australia India Education Council (AIEC) Research Fellowship is available for Australians and Indians in each other’s universities. Applications close on June 30, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The fellowships are offered in any field of study.
Course Level: The fellowships provide financial support for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows to undertake short-term research towards a Master’s or PhD (which they are enrolled in a participating country/Australia) or postdoctoral research.
Scholarship Provider: Australian Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Endeavour Research Fellowships are tenable in Australia. Endeavour Cheung Kong Research Fellowship for citizens from participating Asian countries is tenable in Australia or for Australians is available in participating Asian countries. Endeavour Australia India Education Council (AIEC) Research Fellowship for Australians and Indians is tenable in one another’s countries.

Eligibility:
1. International applicants must be citizens and/or permanent residents of a participating country  and must not hold dual citizenship

australian Government

with Australia.
2. International applicants must be currently enrolled in a Master’s or PhD course in a participating country for their Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships Category or have had their PhD conferred and received their final results prior to the commencement of their Award program.
3. Australian applicants must be citizens and/or permanent residents of Australia.
4. Australian applicants must be currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD course in Australia or have had their PhD conferred and received their final results prior to the commencement of their Award program.
5. Award Holders must commence their Award after 1 January, 2014 and no later than 30 November  2014. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their program at their host organisation prior to 2014 are ineligible.
6. International and Australian applicants who currently hold or who have completed an Australia Award after 1 January 2012 are not eligible to apply. Applicants are not eligible to apply in a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship
7. International and Australian applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree (minimum) at the time of application, demonstrating high academic achievement. Postdoctoral applicants must have had their PhD conferred and obtained their final results prior to the commencement of their Award. If an applicant is uncertain about the conferment/completion date for their PhD they should apply for ‘research towards a PhD’. Successful applicants that have applied for postdoctoral research and are unable to commence prior to 30 November 2014,may be required to withdraw from their Award.
8. International and Australian applicants must be nominated by their host organisation and include a completed nomination formfor commencement in 2014 with their application.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: For Endeavour Research Fellowship: the students of following countries can apply for the fellowship. Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela. The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago. Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus (Republic of), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland). Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states of), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand (including Cook Islands), Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna. Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau SAR’s), India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam. Endeavour Cheung Kong Research Fellowship: Citizens of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau SAR’s), India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible for this Award. Endeavour Australia India Education Council (AIEC) Research Fellowship is open for the students of Australia and India.

Scholarship Description: The Endeavour Research Fellowships provides financial support for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows from participating countries to undertake short-term research (4-6 months) towards a Masters or PhD (which they are enrolled in a participating country) or postdoctoral research in any field of study in Australia; and for Australian postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows to undertake short term research (4-6 months) towards a Masters or PhD (which they are enrolled in Australia) or postdoctoral research, in any field of study, in participating countries. The Endeavour Cheung Kong Research Fellowship provides financial support for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows from participating Asian countries to undertake short-term research (4-6 months), in any field of study, in Australia and for Australian’s to do the same in participating Asian countries. The top 5 incoming (International) and the top 5 outgoing (Australian) Endeavour Research Fellowship recipients coming from and/or going to a participating Cheung Kong participating country will be offered an Endeavour Cheung Kong Research Fellowship. The Endeavour Australia India Education Council (AIEC) Research Fellowship provides financial support for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows from Australia and India to undertake short-term research (4-6 months) in one another’s countries.

Number of award(s): The top 5 incoming (International) and the top 5 outgoing (Australian) Endeavour Research Fellowship recipients coming from and/or going to a participating Cheung Kong participating country will be offered the Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowship. One (1) incoming (Indian) researcher and one (1) outgoing (Australian) researcher will be offered an Endeavour Australia India Education Council (AIEC) fellowship. Where this is not possible, either two incoming or two outgoing awards will be offered.

Duration of award(s): The fellowship is offered up to 4-6 months.

What does it cover?
Travel Allowance:  $4,500
Establishment Allowance: $4,000
Monthly Stipend: $2,500 per month Up to 6 months on a pro-rata basis
Health Insurance: (International) Health Cover will be provided for full period of Award
Travel Insurance: (International) Coverage provided for travel to and from Australia, not during.
Health & Travel Insurance (Australian): Coverage provided for full period of Award.
Total Value:  Up to $23,500.

Selection Criteria:
-A record of high-level academic achievement in the applicant’s chosen field of study, (30%);
-A well-defined study and/or research program, (20%);
-A proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Australia and the applicants home and host countries, (15%);
-The applicant’s potential to foster ongoing collaboration and cooperation with Australia and potential to participate at a high level in the academic or wider community in their home country on return from their program, (20%), and
-Evidence of service to the community. Unpaid service within the applicants’field of expertise, or unpaid community service in outside capacities, (15%).

Notification: The Department will email all successful and unsuccessful applicants regarding the outcome of their applications by the end of December 2013. Successful applicants will be required to accept their Award Offers online within 14 days of the offer. Applicants will also be required to sign and return a ‘Declaration of Acceptance’, which is attached to their notification letter, prior to their Award being confirmed. Due to the high volume of applications received, the Department does not provide individual feedback on why an application was unsuccessful. There may be a number of reasons why an application received does not pass through to the next stage.

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted using the Endeavour Online Application system. Please refer to this page for further information. Upon submission of an application, an email acknowledging receipt of the application will automatically be generated and forwarded to the email address (user ID) used to submit the application.


Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications close on June 30, 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 

Degree Level:

Endeavour, Research Fellowship ,(Including Cheung Kong and AIEC Research Fellowship) is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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