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Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Awards

Information about the award

The Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Awards are a unique opportunity to undertake international study and research related to your Australian degree, as well as gain international work experience through an internship, building your professional network in Asia.

The Awards are open to Australian undergraduates and postgraduates in any field of study. Twenty postgraduate and twenty undergraduate awards are available each year for the successful students to undertake study, research and an intership in Asia.

Postgraduate Award Benefits:

Up to AUD$63,500 towards travel and establishment allowances, tuition and internship contributions and travel insurance.

Undergraduate Award Benefits:

Up to AUD$53,500 towards travel and establishment allowances, tuition and internship contributions and travel insurance. 

Award structure:

There are two stages to these Awards. Stage one of the Award is the full-time study component for up to 12 months (one semester or 6 months minimum). Stage two of the Award is an internship component (minimum of 2 months) during or at the completion of their study program. The internship component is mandatory for the Undergraduate Award and may be part-time.

Eligible programs:

Bachelor, Honours, Masters and PhD

Eligible fields of study:

All fields

Eligible citizenship:

Australian citizens; or permanent residents of Australia

Eligible age:

18 years and over

Selected destinations:

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

How to apply

Applications are submitted on-line through the Endeavour Online (EOL) IT System.

You must be nominated by your Home University for your application to be eligible. We strongly encourage you to contact the University's Endeavour Award Contact Officer, Nicole Latham, on or (02) 4921 6617 before starting your application.

More information, including the application process and eligibility requirements, may be obtained from the Information booklet below.

Applications for Australian students open 1 April and close 30 June 2013.


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