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Victoria Fellowships

Fellows are recognised for their research and are supported to continue their study overseas.

Award Overview

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The Victorian Government provides 12 Victoria Fellowships annually valued at up to $18,000 each (tax-free) for short-term study missions. These are administered by veski on behalf of the Victorian Government.

Potential grant funding

Up to twelve grants are available valued at up to $18,000 tax-free each for 12 short-term overseas study missions (6 for physical sciences, 6 for life sciences) to assist in:

  • developing a commercial idea
  • undertaking specialist training
  • career development not available in Australia.


Applications are sought from:

  • early-career individuals who have an original and innovative idea which needs development
  • individuals employed in research and development in industry, research institutes or universities
  • postgraduate students undertaking a 100% research-based degree, nearing the completion of their studies.

More eligibility criteria


Proposals that demonstrate a link to Victoria's knowledge base or technological strengths or show significant potential for innovative advances are encouraged. Further eligibility criteria, including residency requirements, are specified in the guide available via the veski website.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2017 Victoria Fellowships are now closed. 

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