Jason Wood MP, Federal Member for La Trobe welcomed the announcement of the Australian Government’s Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2016 which will provide study opportunities for Australian and international students.
“I am pleased that two students from my electorate of La Trobe Dr Gulfam Ahmad and Matthew Blake who have received an Endevour scholarship/fellowship” Mr Wood said.
Dr Gulfam Ahmad will study at the University of Florence in Italy and Matthew Blake will study at the University of Oregon in the United States of America,” Mr Wood said.
“I congratulate Dr Gulfam Ahmad and Matthew Blake for being awarded this prestigious opportunity and wish them all the best in their international study experience.” Mr Wood said.
“The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships programme is a highly prized study experience, promoting knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours.
“These scholarships will support 500 international students to study in Australia as well as providing an opportunity for 198 Australian students to further their skills and knowledge overseas while building their international awareness.
“International students make a welcome contribution to the cultural richness of our education institutions and the wider Australian community.
Applications for the 2017 Endeavour Scholarship and Fellowship round open in April 2016.
View the 2016 recipients online at http://internationaleducation.gov.au/endeavourrecipients