Endeavour Awards

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These Guidelines will aid you in preparing your application. You should read them in full to ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements for the Award/s.

1SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION5
1.1Purpose of these Guidelines5
1.2About the Endeavour Awards5
1.3Post selection support services5
1.4Alumni5
2SECTION 2: REQUIREMENTS & CONDITIONS6
2.1Age6
2.2Approved Fields of Study6
2.3Award Conditions6
2.4Visas6
2.5Police Checks (Australian Award Holders Only)6
2.6Award Suspension and Termination6
2.7Employment6
2.8Award Completion6
2.9Travel Warnings6
2.10Fieldwork6
2.11Internship (Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards only)6 2.12Holding Other Scholarships6
3SECTION 3: APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESSES6
3.1Application Dates6
3.2Application Process - Online6
3.3Application Process - Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards (Outgoing Australian applicants only)6 3.4Application Process - Manual6
3.5Endeavour Online6
3.6Assessment of Applications6
3.7Selection Panels6
3.8Outcome of Applications6
3.9Your Responsibility6
3.10Application Assistance6
4SECTION 4: AWARD INFORMATION (INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS ONLY)6 4.1Summary of Endeavour Awards6
4.2Citizenship and/or Permanent Residency6
4.3Participating Countries6
5SECTION 5: AWARD INFORMATION (AUSTRALIAN APPLICANTS ONLY)6 5.1Summary of Endeavour Awards6
5.2Citizenship and/or Permanent Residency6
5.3Participating (Destination) Countries6
6SECTION 6: AWARD DETAILS and ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA6
6.1Endeavour Postgraduate Award (includes Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Incoming Postgraduate Award)6 6.2Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award6 6.3Endeavour Executive Award6

6.4Endeavour Research Fellowships (including Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships)6 6.5Endeavour Research Fellowships for Indigenous Australians6 6.6Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Postgraduate Award6 6.7Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Undergraduate Award6 7SECTION 7: REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION DETAILS6

7.1Certifying Documents6
7.2Proof of Citizenship and/or Permanent Residency6
7.3Proof of language proficiency6
7.4Transcripts - proof of your highest academic achievement6 7.5Evidence of Admission – Formal Admission Letter from your Host6 7.6Evidence of Nomination – Completed nomination form from your Host6 7.7Evidence of Affiliation - Evidence of Affiliation from your Host institution6 7.8Referee reports6

7.9Statement of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status6 7.10Employment record/CV6
7.11Evidence of Community Service6
8SECTION 8: OTHER INFORMATION6
8.1Disclaimer6
8.2False or Misleading Information6
8.3Privacy6
8.4Freedom of Information6
8.5Commonwealth Ombudsman6

Glossary
Academic Transcript|The list of subjects and academic results provided by some institutions to the applicant, usually at the end of each semester, trimester or term.| Admission letter |A formal letter confirming enrolment from your host organisation for Endeavour Postgraduate, Endeavour VET and Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards.| Applicant|The person applying for an Endeavour Award.|

AusAID|Australian Agency for International Development.|
Award Contract|Contract entered into between the Contractor and Award Holders detailing each party’s responsibilities.| Award Holder|The successful applicant who receives an Endeavour Award. | Contractor|Austraining International Pty Ltd - contracted by DEEWR to manage the post-selection support services for the Endeavour Awards.| Country|Any reference to a country includes that of an economy otherwise referred to as a region.| DEEWR/the...
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