U.S. Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships (General Category)

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers up to 6 Postgraduate Scholarships to U.S. PhD students to conduct a period of research and/or study in Australia; or to support enrolment in an Australian Postgraduate program, e.g. a Master’s program.

Please note that applicants are required to include a Letter of Invitation from their proposed institution with their application.


These awards are available in any field/discipline.

Scholarship Entitlements

  • A monthly stipend for a 8-10 months
  • An international travel entitlement
  • Health coverage under Medicare (Scholar only)
  • Health and Accident Insurance (ASPE) to maximum of US$100,000 (Scholar only)
  • Access to Fulbright Alumni in the US and Australia for social and professional networking
  • Support from the Fulbright Commission to assist with administration, visas and general enquiries.
  • Dependents of scholars who will be enrolled in the Australian public school system in grades K-12 may have tuition fees waived.

For details on entitlements please visit IIE page.

Contact Information

Please check the Frequently Asked Questions, before contacting the scholarships team at Fulbright@fulbright.com.au for more information.


More detailed information about the application process and a link to the online application form can be found on the IIE website.