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Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and its neighbors through scholarship programs brings together Australian government-funded scholarship programs managed by AusAID and DEEWR

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Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and its neighbors through scholarship programs
  • brings together Australian government-funded scholarship programs managed by AusAID and DEEWR
  • Australian Government invests approximately $200 million each year in scholarship programs which, at any time, support around 5,000 international students to study in Australia
  • offers a variety of educational, research and professional development opportunities
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Australia provides scholarships for developing countries, such as the

Philippines because:

  • Scholarships develop leaders who are capable of driving their own country’s development to meet current and emerging challenges such as poverty, climate change, maternal and child health, gender equality, transnational security and good governance
  • Australia’s scholarships support the best and brightest individuals who are able to work with their governments and communities, with each other, and with Australia to meet regional and global challenges
  • Since the Colombo Plan was established in the early 1950s Australia has provided more than 100,000 scholarships across the globe. Australia has a proud history of providing access to its world class educational institutions through scholarship programs
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Australia Awards comprise of:

1. Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) and Australian Leadership Awards (ALA)

Managed by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and delivered in the Philippines through Philippines Australia Human Resource and Organisational Development Facility (HRODF)

2. Endeavour Awards

Managed by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)

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ADS in the Philippines is targeted and provided to partners with clear links to the Australia Philippines Development Assistance Strategy (DAS). It offers postgraduate study in Australia (Masters and Doctorate)
  • Priority is given to fields of study that contribute to the achievement of DAS objectives:
  • improve basic education
  • promote national stability and human security
  • economic growth
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over 2000 ADS have been awarded to Filipinos since 1987
  • 120 awards allocated to the Philippines in 2011 – 80 have been selected
  • Philippines is introducing the open category for the remaining 40 slots during 2011 (June) second semester
  • special Conditions:

- Re-Entry Action Plan (REAP)

- Required to return to the organization where they come from

  • ADS handbook is available on: http://www.ausaid.gov.au/scholar/studyin.cfm
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Philippines is introducing the open category for the remaining 40 slots during 2011 (June) second semester
  • special Conditions:

- Re-Entry Action Plan (REAP)

- Required to return to the organization where they come from

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Priority areas for June 2011
    • Basic Education
    • Social Protection/Welfare
    • Peace and Development
    • Public Financial Management
    • Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
    • Climate Change Adaptation
    • Organisational Development/HRMD
    • Trade
    • Foreign Relations
    • Pandemics (Preparedness and Management)
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Eligibility Requirements:
  • A. General ADS Eligibility Criteria – Applicants must:
  • be a citizen of a participating country (Filipino citizen in this instance)
  • not hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent resident status
  • not married to, a de facto of, or engaged to, a person who holds or is eligible to hold an Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent resident status
  • not hold or have held an Australian government funded scholarship in the preceding 12 months at the time of application
  • satisfy any specific criteria established by the applicant\'s country and/or government of citizenship
  • satisfy the admission requirements of the University at which the ADS is to be undertaken
  • satisfy all requirements of the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (e.g. health, character checks).
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Eligibility Requirements:
  • Philippines specific criteria - In addition to the above general eligibility criteria, applicants must also meet the following:
  • not hold or have held an Australian Government funded scholarship in the immediate 24 months preceding the application
  • have worked for a minimum of two years relevant employment in the Philippines
  • if government employee, be supported by their organisation and have signed a written agreement for continuing employment for at least two years after completion of study
  • not hold another scholarship
  • outline a case about their scholarship objectives and motivation to contribute to Philippines development
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SELECTION PROCESS
  •  Applications will be assessed in three stages:

Stage 1: Review of the ff required documents

Stage 2 : Assessment and Ranking of Eligible Candidates

Stage 3: Panel Interview

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IMPORTANT DATES
  • Schedule of International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
      • 08 January 2011
      • 15 January 2011
      • 22 January 2011

DEADLINE OF APPLICATION: 07 February 2011

RELEASE OF FINAL RESULTS OF THE SELECTION : 1-2 March 2011

for further inquiry
For further inquiry:

www.australiaawards.gov.au

Philippines ADS and ALA:

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.ausaid.gov.au/scholar/

Mail: Australia Awards (ADS and ALA) Philippines Australia Human Resource and Organisational Development Facility (HRODF) 3rd Floor, JMT Building ADB Avenue, Ortigas, Pasig City

T (+63) (2) 638 9686 F (+63) (2) 687 3518

Endeavour Awards:

Email: [email protected]

Website http://www.deewr.gov.au/International/EndeavourAwards

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