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Endeavour Scholarships

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for overseas citizens to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia. They are managed by the Department of Education and Training of Australian Government, not through the Australian Embassy in Mongolia.

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships aim to build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalisation of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving individuals from overseas and Australia opportunities to increase their productivity and expertise in their field.

Applications for the 2018 Round - Open until 30 June 2017

Applications for the 2018 round of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are now open.  Please check the Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowships website for further information.

What Endeavour offers

The Endeavour scholarship will offer invaluable international experience in study, research or professional development.

International recipients (program undertaken in Australia)

 (up to)
Total Category Value $AUD
Postgraduate and postdoctoral scholarships and fellowships
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship
Australian Masters or PhD
Up to 2 years for a Masters
Up to 4 years for a PhD
​$15,000 per semester
Up to $272,500 (PhD)
$140,500 (Masters)
Endeavour Research Fellowship
(Including Australia Cheung Kong and Australia India Education Council)
Short-term research towards an overseas Masters, PhD  or postdoctoral research
4 - 6 months
Up to $24,500
Vocational Education and Training scholarships
Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarship
Australian Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree
1 -  2.5 years
​$6,500 per semester
Up to $131,000
Executive fellowships
Endeavour Executive Fellowship
Professional development
1 - 4 months
Up to $18,500


The scholarships also provide post-selection support services to all recipients including: a dedicated case manager, pre-departure briefings, advice on health, travel insurance, accommodation, security, payment of allowances, and reporting to the department on recipients’ progress.

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