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Endeavour Awards Information Session incl. The Prime Minister s Australia Asia Awards PowerPoint Presentation
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    1. Endeavour Awards Information Session incl. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards

    2. Aims of the Endeavour Awards Develop on-going education, research and professional linkages Provide opportunities for high achieving individuals to enhance their global awareness and skills Contribute to Australias 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

    3. Endeavour Award Categories Postgraduate Awards and Europe Awards Research Fellowships incl. Postdoctoral Awards Executive Awards Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Vocational Education and Training Awards

    4. Endeavour Postgraduate Awards Incoming Only Masters or PhD by coursework or research Any field of research Maximum of three and half years (PhD) Monthly stipend Travel and establishment allowances Travel and health insurance Tuition fees Dedicated case manager and support network

    5. Endeavour Europe Awards Incoming Only 12 month contribution towards Masters or PhD in Australia Any field of research Monthly stipend Travel and establishment allowances Travel and health insurance Dedicated case manager and support network Citizens of the Russian Federation now able to apply.

    6. Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships Endeavour Research Fellowships Endeavour Research Fellowships for Indigenous Australians Benefits: Four to six month duration Monthly stipend Travel and establishment allowances Travel and health insurance Dedicated case manager and support network Host institution payment Endeavour Research Fellowships Incoming and Outgoing

    7. For professionals in education, business, industry or government Establish ongoing linkages and networks Up to A$20,000 1-4 month duration Design your own program Share updated skills and knowledge with colleagues Australian citizens are now eligible to undertake an Executive Award in Europe or the Americas Includes a second round from Dec Jan each year

    8. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Announced by the Prime Minister in 2009 2020 Summit response Provide scholarships for the best and brightest university students from Australia $14.9 million over four years, commencing in 2010 Australian higher education providers involved in selection process

    9. India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Republic of Korea Singapore Taiwan Thailand Vietnam The Peoples Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau SARs)

    10. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Award Benefits National and International Media Coverage Comprehensive briefing program Successful Award Holders in 2010 met with the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister at Parliament House in Canberra Opportunities for international collaboration and ongoing cooperation Intellectual property gains Additional resources Develop professional linkages & networks Sharing of knowledge Opportunity to profile your institution nationally & internationallyNational and International Media Coverage Comprehensive briefing program Successful Award Holders in 2010 met with the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister at Parliament House in Canberra Opportunities for international collaboration and ongoing cooperation Intellectual property gains Additional resources Develop professional linkages & networks Sharing of knowledge Opportunity to profile your institution nationally & internationally

    11. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Postgraduate Awards - Outgoing 20 Awards annually Australian postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students funded to study or conduct research in Asia for up to one year Strongly encouraged to undertake an internship in Asia for up to one year Valued at up to $63,500 each

    12. The Prime Ministers Postgraduate Awards Selection & Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria High level academic achievement Well defined study or research program Proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Australia Potential to foster ongoing collaboration and cooperation between Australia and Asia Potential to participate at a high level in the academic or wider community Unique achievement or outstanding service in any area

    13. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Postgraduate Award Holder Gina Samaan is currently undertaking a PhD in Epidemiology at the ANU. Gina will travel to Indonesia as a visiting scholar at the Ministry of Healths Field Epidemiology Training Program. Her research will focus on the avian influenza (H5N1) virus. Gina will undertake her internship as part of the Field Epidemiology Training Program technical secretariat where she will organise the 2010 FETP conference, among other activities.

    14. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Undergraduate Awards - Outgoing 20 Awards annually Australian undergraduate students funded to study in Asia for up to one year Compulsory internship of up to one year Valued at up to $41,500 each

    15. The Prime Ministers Undergraduate Awards Selection & Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria High level academic achievement Well defined study or research program Proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Australia Proposal that will contribute to the achievement of personal goals, to academic success and to planned career pathways or goals. Potential to foster ongoing collaboration and cooperation between Australia and Asia Evidence of leadership and participation in other areas

    16. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Undergraduate Award Holder Shaun Star is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws at Macquarie University. Visiting student at the National Law School of India, where he will focus on international commercial arbitration. Shaun intends to undertake his internship with the Indian Council of Arbitration.

    17. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Postgraduate Awards - Incoming 20 Awards annually Top twenty incoming PhD recipients of the Endeavour Postgraduate Awards from the approved destinations Encouraged to undertake a work placement/internship in Australia at the end of their PhD. Valued at $10,000 per year in addition to the Endeavour Postgraduate Award funding ($237,400)

    18. The Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Application Process Application Process for Outgoing Awards Paper based applications Required documentation: - Application form - Proof of academic achievement - Referee Reports (2 required at least one academic) - Evidence of contact with the host university Australian Universities identify and nominate up to five candidates for each of the Awards (UG and PG) Nominations due to DEEWR by 23 July 2010

    19. Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards Timeline

    20. Dedicated case manager Pre-departure briefings International network of award holders Endeavour Awards Alumni Network For the PMs Award Holders Briefing Program in November 2010

    21. Australia Awards Australia Awards initiative announced by the Prime Minister in November 2009 Established to maximise the benefit to Australia of its extensive scholarship programs AusAID Development Scholarships and DEEWR Endeavour Awards under same brand Further information available at www.AustraliaAwards.gov.au

    22. Contact Information For further information on the Endeavour Awards including the Prime Ministers Australia Asia Awards please go to: www.endeavour.deewr.gov.au General DEEWR email for the Endeavour Awards: Endeavour.Awards@deewr.gov.au General DEEWR email for the Prime Ministers Awards: pm.endeavour.awards@deewr.gov.au