Fulbright Scholar Award (funded by CQUniversity Australia)

The Fulbright Scholar award (funded by CQUniversity Australia) will offer scholars from the U.S. the opportunity to undertake research that is strategically aligned to CQUniversity Australia research priority areas at one of their regional or metropolitan campuses.


These awards are available in any field/discipline.

Scholarship Eligibility

Specific to this award:
  • Must include a Letter of Invitation from CQUniversity Australia with the application
  • Must be at associate or full professor level with relevant disciplinary experience
General criteria for all Fulbright Awards:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must not be a dual citizen of Australia
  • Must be residing in U.S. at the time of application
  • Must not have already commenced this degree or project in Australia

Scholarship Entitlements

  • A monthly stipend for a maximum of 4 months (minimum 3 months)
  • An international travel entitlement
  • Scholars accompanied by eligible dependents may receive one, one-time dependent allowance (conditions apply)
  • Eligibility to apply for coverage under Australian Medicare (Scholar only)
  • A limited Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges (ASPE) Health Benefits Plan, designed by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Seven Corners, Inc. Please note this plan is NOT an insurance policy.
  • 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.
  • Orientation and networking opportunities.
  • Support from the Commission prior to and during program.

For entitlement amounts please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

About CQUniversity Australia

CQUniversity Australia is Australia’s most engaged University, with 12 research active campuses, and 24 sites throughout the country.  The University is ranked in the top 2% of universities world-wide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2017-18), and its research is rated above or well above world standard across research areas including agriculture, psychology and cognitive sciences, nursing and health services, environmental science, and engineering.  The University is strategically focussed on engagement and social innovation, undertaking change-maker research, and delivering research impact across its broad geographical footprint.

This Fulbright Scholar Award will be awarded to the most outstanding applicants for projects that align directly with CQUniversity Australia’s aim to undertake engaged, change-maker research.  Projects must be of high academic quality, align with CQUniversity Australia’s research strengths and focus on building critical bilateral relationships with the U.S.

Contact Information

Please contact Leslie Walker, Manager, Research Services and Strategy at CQUniversity Australia via l.walker@cqu.edu.au to discuss projects and obtain the required letter.

For any queries related to entitlements or application processes please contact:

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Outreach and Recruitment

Jaclyn Assarian, Outreach and Recruitment Specialist via (202) 326-7700, eastasiapacific@iie.org

 Fulbright Team

Please contact the Fulbright scholarships team for any queries related to entitlements or application processes via fulbright@fulbright.org.au

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