Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Report
Department of Education
Watinee Kharnwong
Director, Education
Australian Embassy Bangkok
[email protected]
OFFICE OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION SEMINAR
6 JUNE 2014
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Contents
•
Introduction to the Department of Education
• Upcoming activities
•
New Colombo Plan
•
Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships Program
•
Q&A
Department of Education
• Located within the Australian Embassy
• 12 offices in 10 Countries
• Strengthen international education collaboration between Australia
and partner countries
• Institutional Collaboration
• Legislation for overseas students
• Scholarships and Mobility Program
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Upcoming activities
• Understanding and Improving Research Outcomes for
Australia and Thailand Workshop 16 – 17 June 14
• Young Researcher Exchange Program July 14 – June 15
• Rajabhat University Visit Sydney & Brisbane - 25-29 Aug 14
• Australian International Education Conference (AIEC)
8-10 Oct 14, Brisbane www.aiec.idp.com
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New Colombo Plan
• Increase the number of Australian students in Asia
– study
– internships
(At least 1 semester up to 1 year)
• 2014 pilot program
– Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore
• 2015 – full implementation
• Wide range of disciplines
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NCP: Funding & Eligibility
• $100 million (5 years)
• Funding covers:
– host institution fees
– two-way travel
– living stipend
– insurance
• Australian undergraduates at Australian universities
– 18 to 28 years
• Credit recognition is essential
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Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships
• Australian Government Scholarship
• 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
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Type of the Endeavour
Scholarships and Fellowships
• Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (Master or PhD)
• Endeavour Research Fellowship / Endeavour Australia
Cheung Kong Research Fellowship
• Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Scholarship
• Endeavour Executive Fellowship
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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. Must have applied for and gained admission to study at a course in an
Australian institution.
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General Eligibility (cont’)
5. Meet English language requirements set by the Endeavour
Scholarships and Fellowships scheme
6. Recipients must commence their program between
1 January 2015 – 30 November 2015
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How to Apply
1. Apply Online at: www.aei.gov.au/Endeavour
2. Application period: April – 30 June 2014
3. Announcement of outcomes : December 2014
8. Recipients commence their program: January – November 15
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Thank you 
Watinee Kharnwong
Director, Education
Australian Embassy Bangkok
Tel: 02 344 6493
[email protected]
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