Fulbright Scholar Award (funded by Kansas State University)

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The Fulbright Scholar Award (funded by Kansas State University) is for outstanding senior academics, government scientists or other key researchers to undertake a collaborative project at Kansas State University in the United States. Successful applicants will work with a tenured or tenure-track colleague at Kansas State on a significant collaborative short-term research program in any academic discipline (for 5 – 6 months). For more information on Kansas State’s research strengths please visit the Kansas State University website.

The follow applicants are encouraged to apply

  • Scholars of established reputation working in an academic or research institution academics (generally at Associate Professor or Full Professor level)
  • Practising professionals who have established reputations in their fields
  • Senior members of academically-based professions who are currently engaged in the private practice of their profession

All applications require an invitation letter, signed by the Kansas State faculty host and his/her department head/chair.

Please see the APPLICANT INFORMATION page for general information regarding Fulbright qualities, eligibility requirements, award conditions, interview processes and our  FAQ PAGE for answers to commonly asked questions.

Award Benefits: 

  • Accommodation in a furnished apartment arranged by Kansas State University
  • Monthly stipend for 5 – 6 months
  • Round-trip, economy class airfare directly to and from the scholar’s home city and the city of the host institution (capped at USD$4,000)
  • Dependent allowance- (if applicable) one-time payment
  • Health & Accident Insurance (ASPE) – valued at up to USD$100,000 (for the scholar only)
  • Access to established professional networks – alumni and other international collaborative groups
  • Orientation and enrichment opportunities – in Australia and the U.S.
  • Extensive support – from the Commission as well as U.S. organisations
  • Media and publicity support

For further information on this scholarship and to obtain a Letter of Invitation to Kansas State University, please contact Professor John Leslie, Head of Kansas State Plant Pathology Department.