Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowships and scholarships for academic and teaching staff are available to support professional development and to create opportunities for highly accomplished staff to share their knowledge and expertise with other institutions, sectors or communities.

There are a range of fellowships and scholarships available, with some available to support attendance at conferences, commence further study, and to undertake a secondment with another organisation or other forms of industry placement.

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Government

National Senior Teaching Fellowships
Sector: HE
Source: Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching
Details: National Senior Teaching Fellowships are awarded to outstanding scholars who are respected leaders in learning and teaching in higher education. National Senior Teaching Fellows undertake a significant program of fellowship activities, contribute to various OLT events and develop national and international networks appropriate to the Fellowship activities

 

National Teaching Fellowships
Sector: HE
Source: Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching
Details: National Teaching Fellows are prominent scholars in their disciplinary fields, recognised by their home institutions for their capacity to make significant contributions to educational leadership into the future.  They are normally early or mid-career academics engaged in the scholarly practice of learning and teaching in higher education.  National Teaching Fellows undertake a short program of activities over the course of three to six months, addressing an identified learning and teaching issue within their institution or discipline, with the goal of enhancing disciplinary or inter-disciplinary teaching and learning within their institution, and beyond.

Fullbright Professional Scholarship in Vocational Education and Training
Sector: VET
Source: Supported by the Department of Industry Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
Details: This Fulbright Scholarship is for employees within the vocational education and training sector or training leaders in business and industry.

Overseas Applied Research Fellowship Program
Sector: VET
Source: International Specialised Skills Institute
Details: The International Specialised Skills Institute is an independent, organisation that works with Australian governments, industry and education institutions through the Overseas Applied Research Fellowship Program to provide individuals with support to travel overseas to learn about international practices, and gain enhanced skills and experience.

NCVER Fellowships
Sector: VET
Source: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
Details: NCVER offers fellowships to provide researchers interested in education, labour markets and social inclusion with the opportunity to use NCVER data sets. Research topics will be negotiated between the host institution, the researcher and NCVER.

NCVER Scholarships for VET Practitioners
Sector: VET
Source: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
Details: NCVER sponsors VET practitioners to undertake university study at honours, masters or doctorate level or to take part in a community of practice. Approximately 6 academic scholarships and 10 community of practice scholarships are awarded each year.