Fellowships Available

2021 Fellowships


Fellowships are offered across a number of Fellowship Rounds each year. The Fellowships available each year differ according to the skills focus area, the industry area and criteria established by the ISS Institute and the Fellowship Sponsor.

Information about each Fellowship is provided to assist you to determine if your research / skills enhancement area fits the Fellowship criteria. More detailed information is provided in the Fellowship Application Guidelines and Fellowship Application Form provided for each Fellowship.

The Hugh D.T. Williamson Foundation

Applications open 16 September 2021

ISS Institute is seeking candidates for this Fellowship who are interested in exploring new and leading practice, innovation and leadership opportunities in Skill Enhancement within the aged care sector.

Fellowships are valued at $10,000.  

Department of Education & Training Fellowship

Applications closed

The Department of Education and Training works in partnership with the International Specialised Skills Institute by funding the VET International Practitioner Fellowships. The Fellowship program focuses on developing opportunities within the VET sector to assist in building an Education State in Victoria that produces excellence and reduces the impact of disadvantage. In addition, the program is funded to support the priorities of Skills First, including developing capacity and capability, innovative training practices and increasing teacher quality within the VET sector as well as building industry capability and developing Victoria’s current and future workforce.

Fellowships are valued at $13,000.  

George Alexander Foundation Fellowship

Applications to be announced.

The 2021 George Alexander Foundation International Fellowship provides an opportunity for individuals aged between 18 – 35 years to acquire higher-level skills and drive leading practice and innovation in Australia.

Fellowships are valued at $10,000.  

Italian Australian Foundation Fellowship

Applications closed 

The 2021 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.

There are 3 Fellowships available valued at $10,000.   

Rosewood Research Fellowship

Applications closed 

Rosewood Research is a state-of-the-art grain research facility, our mission is to support the furtherance of research in Australia within the grains and bread related industries. We are an organisation whose heritage lies in providing cutting edge research, training facilities and services for the grains, flour milling, grains processing and grain-based food industries. There are two categories for the Fellowship:

Nutrition in aged care:

• World’s best practice in valuing and supporting the contribution their aging population is making to their communities

• The social and emotional needs of the aging population and the role of diet and cereal /grain foods

Artisan Baking:

• Artisan baking skills

• World’s best practice in making artisan baked food

• Grain techniques

There are two Fellowships available valued at $12,500 (less GST)

For more details about Fellowships please email us at info@issinstitute.org.au