Applications invited for PG scholarships to study in Australia

  • HT Education Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 13, 2015 19:10 IST

The Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training is inviting applications for the Endeavour Postgraduate Awards. The awards provide full financial support to international students to pursue a postgraduate qualification at a master’s (up to two years) or PhD level (up to four years) either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.

The scholarships include travel allowance AUD 3,000 (Rs. 1.5 lakh approximately), establishment allowance of AUD 4,000 (Rs. 2 lakh approximately), monthly stipend (AUD 3,000) up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis. Health and travel insurance will also be ­provided.

Endeavour Scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees (includes student service and amenities fees) paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis. To be eligible, applicants must commence their proposed programme after January 1, 2016, and not later than November 30, 2016.

Applicants need to provide either (a) letter of admission for a PhD course at an Australian university for the 2016 academic year or (b) letter of admission/ for a master’s or graduate diploma leading to a master’s course at an Australian university for the 2016 academic year. Since 2007, a total of 3,818 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships have been awarded to internationals and 1,036 have been received by Australians to undertake research, study or professional development across 125 eligible countries.

For more details, visit here . Deadline for submitting applications is June 30 2015.

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