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2019 Endeavour Leadership Program Round 1
15 November, 2018
The Endeavour Leadership Program (ELP) is the Australian Government’s two way mobility program for short and long term study, research and professional development with Australia’s priority partner countries. The ELP supports Australia’s first National Strategy for International Education 2025 (the Strategy). The Strategy sets out a 10 year plan for developing Australia as a global leader in education, training and research, through making transformative partnerships (Pillar 2 of the Strategy), and expanding student, education and training professional and research mobility (Action 6.2 of the Strategy).
The Australian Government has announced a total of $118.9 million over four years for the ELP. Under the 2019 round, approximately $20 million in funding is available to support two-way mobility Leadership Activities. It will support short and long term study, training, research and professional development across a range of sub categories under the Endeavour Leadership Program, including:
- Australia ASEAN Leadership category
- Australia APEC Leadership category
- Australia Latin America Leadership category
- Asia Pacific Leadership category
- Global Leadership category
There are two funding opportunities with differing financial benefits – one for Recipient Institutions, for distribution to their enrolled students; and one for Individual Endeavour Leaders. The number of opportunities in 2019 will depend on the amount of available funds as well as the number of highly suitable applications received.
To be eligible for funding, you must apply as an Individual Endeavour Leader or Applicant Institution, submit your application by the closing date, answer all mandatory questions and attach all documents as specified in the application form. Please refer to the Endeavour Leadership Program Guidelines, Section 4, for further information on eligibility criteria. Additional detail on application processes is available in the Applicant Guide for the ELP – Individual Endeavour Leaders and the Applicant Guide for the ELP – Applicant Institutions.
Grant Activity Timeframe:
Individual Endeavour Leaders must commence their Proposed Leadership Activity after 1 February 2019 and no later than 31 December 2019, noting that the announcement of successful and unsuccessful recipients is scheduled for February 2019. The Applicant Guide for the ELP – Individual Endeavour Leaders will outline the maximum duration for study, research and professional development activities. The maximum duration for study, research and professional development activities. The maximum study/research duration for Individual Endeavour Leaders is four years for a PhD.
Recipient Institutions may commence their Leadership Activities from 1 February 2019 and must complete and acquit the Leadership Activity by 31 August 2020.
Total Amount Available (AUD): $20,000,000.00
Estimated Grant Value (AUD):From $2,500.00 to $272,500.00
Instructions for Lodgement:
To apply you must:
- For individual applicants: complete the online application form through Endeavour Online (https://endeavour.education.gov.au/endeavour) by the closing date.
- For applicant institutions: complete the online application form through ISEO (https://iseo.education.gov.au/) by the closing date.
- For all applicants
- provide all the information requested
- address all eligibility criteria and assessment criteria
- include all necessary attachments.