Italian Australian Foundation

International Specialised Skills Institute / Italian Australian Foundation

Fellowship application form

Applications are open between 1 January – 25 March 2022

The Italian Australian Foundation and the International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute) are offering three (3) international Fellowships in the amount of $10,000 each.

The 2022 Italian Australian Foundation Fellowship provides an opportunity for Australian residents of Italian descent to acquire higher-level skills and drive leading practice and innovation in Australia. It is intended that the Fellowship will demonstrate potential benefits for, and application in, Australia.

Typical Fellowships involve short intensive courses at/or visits to, Centres of Excellence in areas/sectors in which the applicant has existing qualifications and skills. Proposed Fellowships can focus on any area worthy of international investigation and exploration, and can be conducted in any part of the world. It is not a requirement that you travel to Italy. Duration is generally 2-4 weeks.

About this Fellowship

The ISS Institute is seeking candidates for this Fellowship who are interested in exploring new and leading practice, innovation and leadership opportunities in Skill Enhancement areas within the conservation, heritage trades and artisan skills sectors. However, if you have an innovative Fellowship in an alternative field this will also be considered.

The Italian Australian Foundation

The Italian Australian Foundation (previously the Italian Services Institute Inc.) is an association dedicated to providing welfare and education services for disadvantaged persons of Italian descent who are a resident of Australia who would not otherwise have access to those services.

International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute)

The ISS Institute was founded 29 years ago, by a small group of innovative leaders who had a vision of building a community of industry specialists who would lead the up skilling of the Australian workforce. Investing in the development of talented, passionate and innovative Australians to travel abroad to develop new skills and knowledge and return to Australia to disseminate their learnings has, and continues to create a ‘better skilled Australia.’ The Institute has funded and supported over 500 Fellows, and all have become agents of change and drivers of innovation
within their professional communities. Our Fellows represent a broad cross-section of industries and our Fellowship program creates impact in many ways including economic benefits, skills preservation, the personal and professional advancement of our Fellows, new thinking, practice and increased innovation in the workforce.

Fellowship application form

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