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ORAU and Australian Government Offer Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Tuesday, June 3, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: K. Berle
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Oak Ridge Associated Universities has partnered with the Australian Government to seek U.S. and Canadian applicants for Australia’s Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships, an internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program that provides funding for study, research, or professional development opportunities between Australia and the world.


The following opportunities are available:

  • Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship provides up to AU$272,500 for eligible non-Australians including Americans and Canadians to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field in Australia for up to four years.
  • Endeavour Executive Fellowship provides up to AU$18,500 for professional development opportunities (1-4 months) for high achievers in business, industry, education or government from eligible participating countries.
  • Endeavour Research Fellowships provides up to AU$24,500 for American and Canadian postgraduate research students and postdoctoral researchers to undertake 4-6 months of research in Australia.


Program benefits include travel and establishment allowances that can be used towards expenses such as rental bonds, text books, study materials, or computer/software expenses. A monthly stipend is also provided to cover living expenses while residing in the host country.


Application Process:

To be eligible, applicants must be 18 years of age and have completed at minimum a bachelor’s degree. For more information on eligibility requirements or to apply, visit http://orau.org/endeavourscholarships or endeavor@education.gov.au.


ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).



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