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Scholarship open for 2018 OECD Paris Forum


16 March 2018

Scholarship open for 2018 OECD Forum in Paris
Scholarship open for 2018 OECD Forum in Paris


The University of Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is offering an exclusive scholarship for a student to represent Australia at the OECD Forum in Paris. The successful applicant will join youth representatives from around Australia to meet with leaders and experts in economics, trade and development. 


In addition to participating in the forum, delegates travel to Canberra for pre-departure briefings. This includes private meetings with policy experts, economists, department secretaries, ministers and journalists. The program consists of three components:


  • Pre-departure briefings (Canberra, 8 - 10 May);
  • Participation in the Global Voices Research Fellowship; and
  • Attendance at the OECD Forum (29 May - 1 June). 

The scholarship place is fully funded by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and includes all domestic and international flights, accommodation, breakfasts, visas, insurance, and registration fees (you will need to cover the cost of meals and some transfers). 


Eligibility Requirements: 

  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Aged 18 to 30
  • Available to travel to Canberra and France for the specified dates
  • Able to commit 5 hours a week to the program in the lead up to the summit 

The scholarship recipient will have a good understanding of international relations and an interest in global development and economics. The successful candidate will be capable and confident presenting to groups, enjoy team work and have excellent communication skills.


Deadline extended: Applications are now open until Monday 16 April, 5pm AEST


For more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply visit Global Voices.