Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

For VET, undergraduate, postgraduate coursework or research students at RMIT, these merit-based scholarships aim to provide support for your studies, research or professional development in Australia or abroad.

Value and duration

Each of the awards has their own value.


Applicant must meet eligibility requirements including citizenship, English proficiency and program requirements. Eligibility requirements vary depending on the award. Applicants should ensure they fulfill entry and eligibility requirements prior to application.

The list of Endeavour scholarships available for international applicants is below.

Postgraduate and postdoctoral scholarships and fellowships



Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship

Australian Masters or PhD

Endeavour Research Fellowship

(Including Australia Cheung Kong and Australia India Education Council)


Short-term research towards an overseas Masters, PhD  or postdoctoral research

Vocational Education and Training scholarships



Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarship


Australian Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree

Executive fellowships



Endeavour Executive Fellowship


Professional development

How to Apply

Applications must be made directly to Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships


  • Applicants must have an offer letter from RMIT University to apply for Endeavour VET and Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships
  • Applicants are recommended to apply to RMIT at least a month before the scholarship applications open.
  • Applicants must meet the English requirement into the program..
  • Applicants should ensure they fulfill entry and eligibility requirements prior to application.
  • Participating countries and regions

Please see the RMIT How to Apply page for details on gaining admission into a program.

Open date

Applications for 2019 scholarship expected to open in April 2018.

Close date

Applications for 2018 scholarship are now closed.

Further information

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. The scholarships and fellowships are also available for Australians to undertake study, research and professional development abroad.

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships aim to:

  • develop on-going educational, research and professional linkages between individuals, organisations and countries
  • provide opportunities for high achieving individuals from Australia and overseas to increase their skills and enhance their global awareness
  • contribute to Australia’s position as a high quality education and training provider, and a leader in research and innovation
  • increase the productivity of Australians through an international study, research or professional development experience.

Please refer to the Application Guidelines and the FAQ on the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships website. And for further queries regarding the scholarship application please contact endeavour@education.gov.au


Please contact the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships