Applications Open for Australian Government’s Endeavour Mobility Grants 2018!

Deadline: 14 June 2017

The Australian Government is seeking applications for its program “Endeavour Mobility Grants” to encourage Australian students to immerse themselves in the academic and social cultures of other countries and provide opportunities for overseas students to study in and experience Australia.

Administered by the Department of Education and Training, Endeavour Mobility Grants support engagement between Australia and the rest of the world through student mobility.

Program Objectives

  • support students to study overseas as part of their qualification, where the study will provide credit or count towards the course requirements for the Australian course of study in which the student is enrolled
  • create opportunities for students to engage globally with other students, institutions and employers
  • strengthen institutional capacity to collaborate and partner with overseas education providers and organisations

Grant Sub-Programs

  • International Student Exchange Program
  • Study Overseas Short-term Mobility Program
  • Vocational Education and Training Outbound Mobility Program
  • Endeavour Cheung Kong Student Exchange Program
  • Asia Postgraduate Program
  • Asia Vocational Education and Training Program.

Grant Information

Budget

Endeavour Mobility Grants has a budget of approximately $8.3 million to fund Projects across all six student mobility sub-programs that comprise the Endeavour Mobility Grants program.

Types of Funding

  • Short-term Grants are designed to offset some of the costs to Students participating in a short-term Project up to six months in duration.
    • $2000 per Student for short-term Projects in Asia and Pacific locations.
    • $2500 per Student for short-term Projects in Global locations.
  • Semester Grants are designed to offset some of the costs to Students participating in a semester Project, equivalent to at least one full Study Period as recognised by the Home Institution, up to 12 months in duration.
    • $5000 per Student for semester Projects in Global, Asia and Pacific locations.
  • Language Support Grants are designed to support Asian language competency as part of a Project under Asia Postgrad or Asia VET. Language training must be undertaken prior to, or concurrently with, an approved Project.
    • $1000 per Student for Projects that involve Asian language study.
  • Project Facilitation Subsidies are non-acquittable payments made to Australian Tertiary Education Providers that apply on the basis of one subsidy per Project and only where at least one Student Grant is awarded and at least one Student has participated in the Project. The Project Facilitation Subsidy can be used for administration purposes associated with management of the Project.
    • $1500 per Project.

Eligibility Criteria

Endeavour Mobility Grants provide funding to Australian Tertiary Education Providers, which in turn provide Student Grants to Australian and overseas Students to enable their participation in a Project.

  • Eligible Tertiary Education Providers:
    • All Australian Higher Education Providers and Registered Training Organisations may apply for funding to support Students to study overseas.
  • Eligible Students:
    • be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident
    • be enrolled at an eligible Australian Tertiary Education Provider throughout the duration of the Project
    • be undertaking (as applicable) one of the following qualifications at the commencement of the Project:
    • Undergraduate
    • Postgraduate
    • VET Student

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via given website.

For more information, please visit Endeavour Mobility Grants.

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