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Australian Government Scholarships 2013 Endeavour Awards Chanwit Chanchaisombat Australian Education International Australian Embassy [email protected] Slide 2 Overview of Presentation Introduction to AEI Introduction to Australian Universities Introduction to the Endeavour Awards Questions Slide 3 Australian Education International (AEI) International arm of the Australian Governments Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research and Tertiary Education Located within the Australian Embassy (Bangkok) Strengthen international education collaboration between Australia and partner countries 14 Offices in 12 Countries Slide 4 Australian Universities WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Curtin University of Technology Edith Cowan University Murdoch University Notre Dame University University of Western Australia SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Flinders University University of Adelaide University of South Australia Carnegie Mellon University VICTORIA: Deakin University Monash University RMIT University Swinburne University of Technology Victoria University LaTrobe University University of Ballarat University of Melbourne Melbourne College of Divinity TASMANIA: University of Tasmania CANBERRA: Australian National University University of Canberra NEW SOUTH WALES: Charles Sturt University Macquarie University University of Sydney University of Newcastle University of New South Wales University of Technology Sydney University of Western Sydney University of Wollongong University of New England QUEENSLAND: Bond University Griffith University Queensland University of Technology University of Queensland University of Southern Queensland University of the Sunshine Coast Central Queensland University James Cook University Southern Cross University NORTHERN TERRITORY: Charles Darwin University Australian Catholic University Slide 5 Endeavour Awards - Introduction Australian Government scholarships Under the Australia Awards: Endeavour Awards (AEI) Internationally competitive, merit-based, all fields of study For citizens of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and Americas Study, Research or Professional Development in any field Available for Australians to do the same abroad Slide 6 Endeavour Awards - Aims Develop on-going educational, research and professional linkages between individuals, organisations and countries; Provide opportunities for high achieving individuals from Australia and overseas to increase their skills and enhance their global awareness; Contribute to Australias position as a high quality education and training provider, and a leader in research and innovation; and Increase the productivity of Australians through an international study, research or professional development experience. Slide 7 Type of the Endeavour Awards Endeavour Postgraduate Awards Endeavour Research Fellowships/ Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships Endeavour Vocational Education & Training (VET) Awards Endeavour Executive Awards Prime Ministers Australia Asia Postgraduate Awards Slide 8 General Eligibility 1.Must be citizens of Thailand or citizens of the participating countries. 2.Not currently studying the program. 3.Not holding dual citizenship or permanent residency status in Australia. 4.Meet English language requirements of proposed institution and for obtaining a visa. Slide 9 General Eligibility - Continued 5.Must have applied for and gained admission to study at a course in an Australian institution. 6.Applicants who completed an Endeavour Award and/or AusAID scholarship in the 2 calendar years before the current round (2010-2011) are not eligible. 7.Recipients must commence their program between 1 January 2013 - 30 November 2013 Slide 10 1. Endeavour Postgraduate Awards Level of study: Masters and PhD Duration:up to 2 years for Masters :up to 4 years for PhD Funding:up to AUD 118,500 for Masters up to AUD 228,500 for PhD - Travel allowance - Establishment allowance - Monthly stipend - Tuition fees Slide 11 Endeavour Postgraduate Awards - Eligibility 1.Completed an undergraduate degree with high academic achievement. 2.Gained admission to a Masters or PhD course in Australia. 3.English language proficiency : IELTS - 6.5 or TOEFL - PBT 580, CBT 230, IBT 90 (Exemption for students who have completed at least one year of university conducted in English in the last 10 years from countries listed in the Australia Awards website.) Slide 12 2. Endeavour Research Fellowships & Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships Level of study: Short term postgraduate/ postdoctoral research Duration:4 6 months Funding: up to AUD 23,500 - Travel allowance - Establishment allowance - Monthly stipend Slide 13 Endeavour Research Fellowships & Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships Eligibility 1.Must be enrolled in a Master or PhD course in home country or have completed a PhD course. 2.Have completed an undergraduate degree with high academic achievement. 3.English language proficiency : IELTS - 6.5 or TOEFL - PBT 580, CBT 230, IBT 90 Slide 14 Endeavour Research Fellowships & Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships Eligibility IELTS exemption for students who have completed at least one year of university conducted in English in the last 10 years from countries listed in the Australia Awards website. or Written confirmation from the host organisation / institution that the their English language is suitable for the program - for Postdoctoral research applicants only Slide 15 3. Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Awards Level of study: Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree Duration:1 to 2 years Funding: up to AUD 119,500 (total for duration) - Travel allowance - Establishment allowance - Monthly stipend - Tuition fees - English language training (up to 6 months) Slide 16 Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Awards Eligibility 1.Have completed a qualification equivalent to the Australian Senior School Certificate of Education (Year 12). 2.Must have applied and gained admission to a course at Australian VET institution. 3.IELTS 5 or TOEFL - PBT 510, CBT 180, IBT 64 (Exemption for students who have completed at least one year of full- time post secondary school conducted in English in the last 10 years from countries listed in the Australia Awards website.) Slide 17 4. Endeavour Executive Awards Provides professional development opportunities of 1 to 4 months for high achievers in business, industry, academia or government. Focuses on building skills and knowledge through a host work environment, rather than through formal enrolment in a study program and are not intended to fund direct academic research. Slide 18 Endeavour Executive Awards Eligibility 1.Completed at least senior secondary school; a vocational qualification of at least Certificate III; or an undergraduate degree. 2.A record of good academic achievement and a minimum of five years full-time or equivalent relevant work experience are highly desirable. 3.Nominated by host organisation. Slide 19 Endeavour Executive Awards Eligibility IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL - PBT 580, CBT 230, IBT 90 Exemption for students who have completed at least one year of full-time post secondary school conducted in English in the last 10 years from countries listed on the Australia Awards website. or Written confirmation from the host organisation / institution that the your English language is suitable for the program. Slide 20 Supporting documents Proof of citizenship and/or permanent residency IELTS and TOEFL results Academic transcripts Evidence of Admission 3 Referee Reports Evidence of Community Service Slide 21 How to Apply 1. Apply online at: www.AustraliaAwards.gov.au (select Achievement Endeavour Awards link) 2.Read through the Application Guidelines 3.Application period: 1 April 30 June 2012 Slide 22 IELTS Testing IDP Bangkok Tel. 02 638 3111 British Council Bangkok Tel. 02 657 5678 Slide 23 Study in Australia : Future Unlimited Detailed information about studying in Australia www.studyinaustralia.gov.au Slide 24 Slide 25 Slide 26 Thank you and Good Luck! Questions? Apply online: www.AustraliaAwards.gov.au (select Achievement Endeavour Awards) Application period: 1 April to 30 June 2012 (for study commencing in 2013) [email protected] [email protected]