ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship

Overview

    The ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship aims to strengthen cross-border collaboration in order to be best prepared to respond quickly to the health threats of the future. The Award enables delivery of capacity-building research and training programs in the ASEAN region, thus fostering professional development of field epidemiologists to detect and respond to disease outbreaks across the region. The Award is offered to support successful candidates from specified ASEAN countries, to complete the MAE program at ANU, and a field placement in their own country. In addition, the Award is offered to support successful Australian candidates to complete the MAE program at ANU, and a field placement in one of the specified ASEAN countries.

    Funding for this Award has been provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Government, through the Health Security Initiative for the Indo-Pacific Region.

    Field of study

    Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology

    Eligibility

    The Award will be available each year to prospective candidates who:

    1. Are Australian citizens or permanent residents, or citizens or permanent residents from the ASEAN countries specified on the University scholarship webpage, in the year of application; 
    2. Meet the admission requirements (including English language requirements (refer to https://programsandcourses.anu.edu.au/2018/program/8721XMPHIL#admission-requirements and https://policies.anu.edu.au/ppl/document/ANUP_000408) and have been offered admission to enrol full-time in a program of study for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology at the University; and
    3. Qualify for the relevant visa, if required.

    Benefits

    • Full tuition fees
    • A stipend to cover costs of daily living in the city of the field placement
    • Travel and accommodation costs to attend course block teaching and the final oral examination in Canberra
    • A contribution towards removal costs (via reimbursement), if required to move for the field placement
    • Others as per the Conditions of Award

    How to apply

    At this stage, due to the constraints brought about by COVID-19, unfortunately we will not be offering ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowships in 2021. We anticipate that the program will resume with a new cohort of students in 2022. If you would like to be added to our database to be notified when applications open for 2022 please email aseanmae.rsph@.anu.edu.au

    Further information

    For further information regarding the ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship Program, please refer to the website or email your enquiry to aseanmae.rsph@anu.edu.au

    For information regarding the Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) program, please refer to the website

    For further information regarding the admission application process, please email your enquiry to study.rsph@anu.edu.au