Endeavour Executive Fellowships
Last updated: 14 May 2013 | OPENS APRIL 2015
Deadline: 30 June 2014 (annual)
Study in: Australia
Next course starts: Jan-Nov 2015
The Endeavour Executive Fellowship provides financial support towards professional development opportunities (1-4 months) for high achievers in business, industry, education or government for non-Australians and Australians.
The Endeavour Executive Fellowship focuses on learning and building skills and knowledge through a host work environment in the applicant’s field or area of expertise rather than through formal enrolment in a study programme and are not suitable for academic research proposals. Professional development activities could include management training, peer-to-peer learning, mentoring, short courses and developing leadership skills.
Applicants must be nominated by either their home organization or host organization. It is the responsibility of the applicant to research and find an appropriate host organization and develop their proposed professional development program.
Number of Awards:
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.
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, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau SARs), Philippines, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.
The fellowships include travel allowance ($AUD 3,000), establishment allowance ($AUD 2,000), monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis). Health and travel insurance will also be provided.
To be eligible to receive an Endeavour Executive Fellowships, applicants must:
• be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme
• e a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country (see above)
• commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2015 and no later than 30 November 2015. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2015 are not eligible to apply
• provide all relevant supporting documentation
• not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2013, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)
• not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship.
Applications for the 2016 round are expected to open in April 2015. Applicants are encouraged to check the official website closer to April 2015 for further information, applicant guidelines and eligibility criteria.
Applications must be submitted using the Endeavour Online Application system. The deadline for 2015 Round is 30 June 2014.
It is important to read the 2015 Endeavor Awards Application Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://aei.gov.au/Scholarships-and-Fellowships/Pages/default.aspx
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