Australian Scholarships

Australian Scholarships,The Endeavour Scholarships,Australian Leadership Awards ALA

Australian Scholarships

The Pathway to Excellence

The Australian Government offers a range of study and research awards available to candidates in the Asia-Pacific Region, including India.

The Endeavour Scholarships:

Bring to Australia leading researchers, executives and students to undertake short or long-term study, research and professional development in a broad range of disciplines and enables Australians to do the same in India.

The program is competitive and is managed by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).

Endeavour Scholarships include four types of awards:

Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Awards (1-5 Years)

Vocational Education & Training Awards (1 ? 2.5 years)

Executive Awards (1-4 Months)

Student Exchanges

Deadline for all awards is 31st July 2008

For more information on eligibility criteria, application forms, required documentation and reports for different categories please log on to: www.endeavour.dest.gov.au.

Australian Leadership Awards (ALA):

For longer-term post-graduate study in Australia at masters of doctoral level. The scholarships are for those who have the potential to assume leadership roles and can influence social and economic policy reform and development outcomes at home and in the region. The scheme is managed by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). Applications are open to all fields of study. However, applications are encouraged from those in international trade, pandemics, security and climate change (including clean energy).

Applicants should have a record of high-level undergraduate or postgraduate academic achievement, advanced English language ability and unconditional offer from an Australian University. An IELTS/ TOEFL score is mandatory.

For more information on eligibility criteria and application forms please long on to: www.australianscholarships.gov.au. Applications can be submitted online or by post, to:

Scholarships Officer Australian High Commission 21, Gregory?s Road, Colombo - 7 Sri Lanka.

Deadline for submission of applications: 30 June, 2008.

Australian Scholarships,The Endeavour Scholarships,Australian Leadership Awards ALA