Australian government announces scholarship for Indian students

Australian government announces scholarship for Indian students

New Delhi : Moreover, three Australians will also undertake learning opportunities in India as part of Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018. In a great opportunity, 52 Indian students will be offered the Australian government prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018.

The announcement was recently made by Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu.

Official statement from Australian High Commissioner to India: “I congratulate the successful applicants. They have been selected on the basis of their potential to build educational, research and professional links between Australia and India. These awardees will over time become the new generation of global leaders,” Harinder Sidhu said, according to an Australian High Commission statement.

Moreover, as part of these awards, three Australians will also undertake learning opportunities in India.

More on the report: According to reports, the selected candidates for the scholarships will study at Australia’s top research universities in fields that include medical science, law and public health, mechanical engineering and criminology.

“The Australia Awards-Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships will forge understanding and strong networks between Indian and Australian scholars. These links will continue long after the scholars have returned to India,” Sidhu said in a recent IANS report.

Application process: Meanwhile, the applications for the 2019 Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship round will start in April 2018.

A brief about the scholarship:

— Each year, the Australian government offers Australia Awards-Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships to high achieving students, researchers and professionals from around the world to study in Australia’s world-class education institutions or undertake a professional development programme

— The scholarships are internationally-competitive and merit-based.

— These scholarships are implemented by the Australian government’s Department of Education and Training.

— IANS