Deadline: 30 June 2016
The Endeavour VET Scholarship offers financial support for international students to undertake VET at a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field in Australia for up to 2, 5 years. These courses do not offer degree and higher level programs delivered by universities. VET provides occupational or work-related knowledge and skills. You can apply to all universities or Higher Educations Institutions in Australia.
Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea – South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.
The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago.
Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Reunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland).
Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.
Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand* (including Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.
The scholarship value is up to $131,000. It includes:
*travel allowance ($AUD 3,000),
*establishment allowance ($AUD 4,000),
*monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum program duration on a pro-rata basis).
*Health and travel insurance will also be provided.
*It will also include tuition fees up to the maximum study duration (up to $6,500 per semester).
The scholarship duration is 1 – 2.5 years.
* 18 years or over
* a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country
*commence their proposed program after 1 January 2017 and no later than 30 November 2017. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2017 are not eligible to apply
*provide all relevant supporting documentation
*not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2015, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)
*not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship.
As part of the eligibility requirements, Endeavour Vocational Education and Training Scholarship applicants must attach a formal admission letter from their proposed Australian institution. A conditional admission letter will be accepted at the time of application. Commencement must be for the 2017 academic year.
Applications are submitted through the Endeavour Online (EOL) system. The deadline for 2017 Round is 30 June 2016.
Please read the 2017 Endeavor Application Guidelines
Online application here