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Endeavour Awards Information Session The Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards

Endeavour Awards Information Session The Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards

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  1. Endeavour Awards Information SessionThe Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards www.australiaawards.gov.au

  2. Develop ongoing education, research and professional linkages Provide opportunities for high achieving individuals to enhance their global awareness and skills Contribute to Australia’s position as a high quality education and training provider, and leader in research and innovation Increase the productivity of Australians through an international study, research or professional development experience. Aims of the Endeavour Awards

  3. Endeavour AwardsSummary

  4. The Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards aim to: Develop internationally-aware, skilled future leaders Build expertise within organisations and contribute to productivity gains and innovations Establish enduring education and professional linkages. Prime Minister’s Australia Asia AwardsAims

  5. Approved destinations: China (including Hong Kong and Macau SARs) India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards Approved countries and regions • Republic of Korea • Singapore • Taiwan • Thailand • Vietnam

  6. Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards Benefits The 2009 Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Award Holders with Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Parliament House, Canberra.

  7. 20 Awards annually Valued at up to $63,500 each. Australian postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students funded to study or conduct research in Asia for up to one year full time Strongly encouraged to undertake an internship in Asia for between two months and one year Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Postgraduate Awards

  8. Postgraduate Selection Criteria High level academic achievement Well defined study or research program Relevant to the needs and interests of Australia Foster ongoing collaboration and cooperation Participate at a high level in the academic or wider community Participation in community service Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Postgraduate Awards Selection Criteria

  9. “When I saw this opportunity to further my doctoral research I jumped at it, I thought it would be brilliant.” Philippa Brant undertook postdoctoral research at the International Poverty Reduction Centre (IPRCC) in China. Ms Brant’s research focuses on Chinese foreign aid. Ms Brant built new connections with policy makers and experts. Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Postgraduate Award Holder

  10. 20 Awards annually Valued at up to $53,500 each Australian undergraduate students at the Bachelors and Honours level funded to study or conduct research in Asia for up to one year full time compulsory internship of up to one year also included Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Undergraduate Awards

  11. Undergraduate Selection Criteria High level academic achievement Well defined study or research program Relevant to the needs and interests of Australia Contributes to the achievement of personal goals, to academic success and to planned career pathways or goals Participation in community service Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Undergraduate Awards Selection Criteria

  12. Patrick Mayoh is majoring in Chinese, Asian Politics and International Law. His Award focus is on development and international relations at Peking University. Patrick says “the Award is an excellent opportunity to build professional and educational linkages”. Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards Undergraduate Award Holder

  13. Application process: Notify your Home Institution of your intention to apply You must be nominated by your Home University to be eligible On-lineapplication process through ‘Endeavour Online’ Register with Endeavour Online to create your user ID A Step by Step Guide to using the Endeavour Online Application System is available on our website Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Awards Application Process

  14. Required documentation: Proof of citizenship and/or permanent residency Transcripts – evidence of academic achievement Formal admission letter from Host Referee Reports (3 required – at least two academic) Evidence of community service. Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Awards Required documentation

  15. Overview of the selection process and timelines

  16. Time to prepare 2 weeks – 2 months! Define your purpose/s: personal, academic, professional and organisational Align to the selection criteria Discuss your proposal with your referees Outline the reasons for, and benefits of, your specific program Highlight your past achievements which support the proposal. Alumni Tips for Success

  17. For further information on the Endeavour Awards including the Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards please go to:www.deewr.gov.au/endeavourawards General DEEWR email for the Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards or for the Endeavour Awards: Endeavour.Awards@deewr.gov.au For information on the Australia Awards: www.australiaawards.gov.au Endeavour Awards