2018 APPLICATIONS CLOSED Australian Postgraduate Scholarships (General Category)
Applications are now closed and will reopen in February 2019
The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers up to 5 general category Postgraduate Scholarships to:
- students seeking to complete up to two semesters of their Australian postgraduate program in the U.S.
- students students to undertake an American postgraduate program such as a master’s degree
- students students undertaking their Australian PhD to conduct research in the U.S. as a visiting student researcher
These awards are available in any field/discipline.
Scholarship entitlements and duration vary per award; please see individual scholarships for details. Awards generally include:
- a living allowance
- travel allowance for international flights to/from the United States
- funding is available for up to 2 years and includes partial tuition/visiting student researcher fee allowance.
- ASPE medical insurance of up to A$100,000 (for the scholar only)
- assistance with identifying and applying to host institutions via Placement Services
- attendance at the Orientation Program, Showcase & Gala Presentation Dinner
- enrichment activities in the United States with other international Fulbright scholars
- access to a professional network of distinguished Australian and American Fulbright Alumni
- ongoing assistance from the Commission with visas, enrichment opportunities and pastoral care
- media and publicity support
- to access specific funding amounts for 2019/20 please download the Scholarships Budget 2019.Please note the budget is provided as a guide only and is subject to change.
Postgraduate applicants should download the attachment for additional information.
How Do I Apply?
- Prior to applying, applicants need to read the Eligibility & Conditions section of the Australian Applicants page.
- Applications must be completed and submitted via the online portal. Applications emailed or posted to the Commission cannot be considered.
- To discuss your application aspirations with someone in your area, please consider reaching out to one of our Campus Advisers.
- Please download the Australian Applicant checklist to include with your application.
- Download 2018-19 Student Instructions which outlines how to apply and includes the application link