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Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships

 

History

The Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research fellowship is provided to Asian students who wish to pursue postgraduate and doctoral researches in Australia or Australian students in Asia.The Chemung Kong group has a history of providing fellowships and awards for student pursuing doctoral research. The Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research fellowship is an extension of that partnership with the Australian government where they provide financial support to the students from both their home countries to research in each other’s countries. It has over the years built strong educational ties between the two countries and is considered a prestigious fellowship.

Categories

These are the two categories for the awards:
  • The fellowship is a monetary support for short term course of 4-6 months of research in any field of choice. This fellowship is part of The Endeavour scholarships and fellowship which is a set of highly competitive scholarships that is provided by the Australian Government for both its citizens and international who wish to study, undertake research and professional development programs in either Asian countries or Australia
  • The top 5 international and the top 5 Australian recipients of  The Endeavour scholarships and fellowship would be offered the Fellowship. The recipients of  The Endeavour scholarships and fellowship would be automatically considered for the scholarship and need not separately apply.
Out of the total amount around two third of the funding is allocated to china. The participating countries for the fellowship include Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, and People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau SARs) Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam among others.
As history the Australian government entered into a sponsorship based partnership with the CheungKong holdings limited of china in 2004. This partnership has since then been considered highly successful public and private partnership. It has awarded funding to many students under the categories of postgraduate and doctoral program.
The Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research fellowship cannot be applied for. It has an automatic consideration for selection from the Endeavour Australia Research fellowship applicants. Hence the conditions for applications are same for that of the Endeavour Australia Research fellowship award. 

Award Conditions

The conditions include:
  • A minimum age limit of 18 years at the time of application with no upper age limit.
  • Applicants must have a qualifying degree.
  • The Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research fellowship cannot be applied for again if received once.
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