Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award

Need Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : Australian Government

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The Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award provides financial support for up to 2.5 years for international students from participating countries to undertake vocational education at a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field of study in Australia. English language training in Australia will also be provided when the English language results fall within the specified requirements outlined in the Applicant Guidelines. Vocational education and training provides occupational or work-related knowledge and skills.

Scholarship application closes on
June 30, 2016
Scholarship provided type
Number of scholarships offered
1 per year
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Scholarship Details

All recipients will receive:
  • Travel allowance: $3,000 (Provision to pay up to $4,500 under special circumstances)
  • Establishment allowance: $2,000 (Fellowships) or $4,000 (Scholarships)
  • Monthly stipend: $3,000 (paid up to the maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis)
  • Health insurance for the full programme duration (OSHC for non-Australians)
  • Travel insurance (excluding during programme for non-Australians)
Endeavour Scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis. Tuition includes student service and amenities fees.


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must
  • Be a citizen of a participating country and should not hold dual citizenship with Australia
  • Have completed the equivalent to an Australian Year 10 secondary qualification (minimum) at the time of application
  • Have applied for and gained admission to a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree course at an Australian vocational education institution for commencement
If the applicant
  • Have already commenced or should commence their program at their host organization before they are not eligible to apply
  • Who currently hold or who have completed an Endeavour Award and/or AusAID scholarship are not eligible to apply

Additional Information

The Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award aims to
  • Enable students from varied backgrounds to undertake study in Australia
  • Further develop Award Holders’ knowledge and skills in their areas of expertise
  • Showcase Australia’s vocational education and training sector
  • Strengthen mutual understanding between the people of Australia and Award Holders’ home countries
  • Build international linkages and networks, and
  • Address skills shortages in Award Holders’ home countries

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