The Group of Eight (Go8), a network of the eight large research universities in Australia, has announced a round of scholarships for young scholarships from selected countries in Europe.

The Fellowships are open to early career researchers from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Russia and Croatia. Please note that both your country of residence and employment, and country of origin should be one of these countries (does not have to be the same country). You can read more about the eligibility requirements here.

Each fellow will receive benefits worth up to $20,000 to travel to Australia and work at selected Australian universities for up to 6 months.

A potential target destination for higher education researchers is the LH Martin Institute in University of Melbourne. The research conducted there is mainly focused on higher education management and leadership, including themes such as professional development, productivity, relationship between higher and vocational education, performance measurement, and strategic management.

Application deadline 19th of October 2012

More information on the scholarship website or download the brochure here.