Hamer Scholarship program recipients announced

Published: 28 June 2017

The recipients of the Victorian Government's Hamer Scholarship Program for 2017 have been announced, with 40 Victorians being given the chance to embark on a six month study experience in China, Japan, Korea or Indonesia.

Recipients of a Hamer Scholarship undertake intensive language training, develop cross-cultural links and build strong relationships within their nominated country of study. This year, there were 14 scholarships awarded for study in China, 11 for Japan, nine for Korea and six for Indonesia.

It was also be the first time Victorians will be able to study in China's Sichuan Province since the formal signing of the sister-state relationship between Victoria and the Sichuan Province in 2016.

In all, there have been more than 250 Victorians who have been awarded a Hamer Scholarship since the program began in 2012. Previous Hamer Scholars have gone on to successful careers including Victoria's Deputy Commissioner for China, a Trade Commissioner in Beijing and a founder of a marketing firm.

Visit the Business Victoria website for more information about the Hamer Scholarships program.

2017 Hamer Scholarship recipients

2017 Hamer Scholarship recipients to Indonesia
Hamer Scholarships recipients to Indonesia, with Minister Dalidakis and Ms Dewi Savitri Wahab, Consul-General of Indonesia.
Hamer Scholarship recipients to Korea
Hamer Scholarship recipients to Korea, with Minister Dalidakis and Mr Jo Hongju, Consul-General of the Republic of Korea.
Hamer Scholarship recipients to Japan
Hamer Scholarships recipients to Japan, with Minister Dalidakis and Mr Kazuyoshi Matsunaga, Consul-General of Japan.
Hamer Scholarships recipients to China, with Minister Dalidakis and Mr Huang Guobin, Acting Consul-General of the People's Republic of China.