June 9, 2014 17:14 UTC

Applications being accepted for Australia Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Study, research or professional development opportunities available for appointments ranging from one month to four years

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ORAU 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 up to $272,500 Australian dollars ($254,500) for study, research or professional development opportunities between Australia and the world.

Applicants may apply through June 30, 2014, for the following opportunities:

  • 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 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.
  • 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.

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. 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.

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are marketed in the U.S. and Canada by ORAU on behalf of the Australian Government.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, health, education and 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 ORISE for DOE. Learn more about ORAU at www.orau.org.

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Pam Bonee, 865-576-3146
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Source: ORAU