Endeavour Executive Awards
An Endeavour Executive Award is a great opportunity to benefit your career. Valued at up to AUD$18,500, the Endeavour Executive Award provides you with the flexibility to design a program that advances both your professional and personal goals. In consultation with your host Australian organisation, the one to four month program may include work placement, attendance at a conference, participation in a short course or peer-to-peer learning. Your home and host organisations will also benefit from the collaboration, establishing or enhancing existing regional linkages, and providing opportunities for longer term cooperation.
This Endeavour Executive Award provides the opportunity to develop and learn new skills in your field or area of expertise.
Endeavour Executive Award benefits
Endeavour Executive Award Holders will receive:
- A unique international professional development opportunity for one to four months.
- A monthly stipend, travel allowance and establishment allowance.
- Travel and health insurance.
- Dedicated support for the duration of your Award. During the term of your Award, you will receive ongoing support from a dedicated case manager.
- Membership of the Endeavour Award Alumni Network. Upon successful completion of your Award, you will become a member of the Alumni Network. This Network will help you in maintaining the professional links and friendships you have made during your Award.
- A global network of professionals for ongoing collaboration.
- Scott E. Adams (USA), co-founder of Urban Design Skills and co-authored key publication, was awarded an Australia Endeavour Executive Award to coordinate the intensification of inner city neighborhoods and strengthening the role of neighbourhood centres. Scott will work with the City of Melbourne's City Design Directorate for 2012.
- Dr. Lorelle Espinosa (USA), Senior Analyst in Social and Economic Policy at Abt Associates, received a 2012 Endeavour Executive Award to pursue professional collaboration in Australia. She will be co-hosted by the LH Martin Institute at the University of Melbourne and the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education at the University of South Australia.
- Dr. Rachel Moll (Canada), Professor in the Master of Educational Leadership program at Vancouver Island University, received an Endeavour Executive Award for her role in technology for education. She will be hosted by the University of Wollongong where she will work on applying new learning strategies with technology integration in science classrooms.
How to apply
Read about the Endeavour Executive Awards terms and eligibility requirements by clicking here. You will need to provide a range of supporting documents with your application including evidence of citizenship and English language proficiency. You also need to be nominated by your host Australian organisation.
Eligible applications will be assessed by independent selection panels of academics and professionals in Australia. This transparent, merit-based selection process ensures the integrity of the Awards.
Applications are due on 30 June 2013.
About the Endeavour Awards
The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia. Awards are also available for Australians to do the same abroad.
Further information: www.australiaawards.gov.au