ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship in Laos

The Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) Program is Australia’s long standing and globally recognised Field Epidemiology Training Program. It is a 22 month research degree that emphases learning at work, from work and for work. 

Under the ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship Program, funded by Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Health Security Initiative in the Indo-Pacific Region, there is an opportunity for a high calibre Australian candidate to receive financial support to undertake the MAE in a field placement in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic commencing in 2020.

Where can I find further details about the MAE Program?

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Where can I find further details about the ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship and how to apply?

Please click here (hyperlink

Who is eligible to apply?

Australian citizens and residents are eligible to apply.

You must also be able and willing to take up your field placement in the National Centre for Laboratory and Epidemiology in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic for the duration of the program.

Selection Process

All applicants are required to meet the admission criteria for the MAE program and the Australian National University. This includes at least a Bachelor degree with an overall grade of distinction or other equivalent or superior degree. Relevant work history and demonstrated ability to adapt positively and be independent in cross cultural or other challenging environments will also viewed favourably.

Applications close on 18 July 2019

  pdf ASEAN MAE flyer for Australian in Laos 2020 (217 KB)