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George Alexander Foundation

Applications open 1st December 2023 and close 7th April 2024


The George Alexander Foundation and the International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute) are offering five (5) International applied research Fellowship in the amount of $10,000 each.

The Fellowship

The 2024 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. It is intended that the Fellowship will demonstrate potential benefits for, and application in, Australia. Applications should focus on the following areas:

  • Developing artisan skills

  • Developing and nurturing heritage skills and lost trades.

  • Environment and Sustainability, Alternative energy & Education

However, if you have an innovative Fellowship idea that sits outside these areas, or if you intend to travel to other destinations, these will also be considered.

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.

Fellowship Application Form

When completing this Fellowship Application Form please ensure you refer to the corresponding Fellowship.

Look at Application Guidelines for further information and tips.

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