UQ tops the table for 2018 Australia Awards Endeavour scholarships

16 Nov 2017
UQ attracted the most Australia Awards - Endeavour Fellowships and Scholarships for 2018.

The University of Queensland’s reputation for global student exchange has helped attract 62 Australia Awards – Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2018, the most of any university in Australia.

Next year, 62 students and fellows will share in $3.845 million from the Australian Government to undertake study, research or professional development, either from UQ going abroad, or coming from overseas to UQ.

The recipients from UQ are:

Endeavour Executive Fellowship

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships:

  • Cooper Smout studying human biology in the Netherlands
  • Alathea Vavasour studying society and culture in Bhutan

Endeavour Research Fellowships:

  • Diego Felipe Correa Gomez studying land, parks and wildlife management in the United States
  • Lina Maria Gonzales studying biochemistry and cell biology in Germany
  • Lucy Mercer-Mapstone studying education in United Kingdom
  • David Muller studying human biology in Sweden
  • Karri Neldner studying psychology in the United States
  • Gianni Ribeiro studying psychology in the United States
  • Ashleigh Shannon studying microbiology in France
  • Matti Wilks studying psychology in the United States

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