Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship in Public Policy (funded by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment)

Applications open 31 March 2021

On 15 August 2009, the Australian Government announced the establishment of a prestigious annual scholarship program to recognise the many contributions by Anne Wexler for her role in fostering Australian-American relations.

Find out more about Anne Wexler

This scholarship enables a U.S. postgraduate student with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a two-year master’s degree in Australia in an area that supports Wexler’s binational interests in the field of public policy.

Specialisation

The Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship is seeking applicants in the areas of Public Policy. These may include in key areas such as:

  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Climate change
  • Regional security
  • Education
  • Political science
  • History
  • Governmental relations

Scholarship Entitlements

  • Monthly stipend for up to two academic years
  • Tuition fees (up to a set limit)
  • Round-trip, economy class airfare directly to and from the scholar’s home city and the city of the host institution
  • Health coverage under Australian Medicare (for the scholar only)
  • Health & Accident Insurance (ASPE) provided by the U.S. government, coverage up to USD$100,000 (for the scholar only)
  • Establishment allowance (one-time payment)
  • 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

Contact Information

CIES Team

Alexa Rowland, via email: FBStudent.EAP@iie.org

Fulbright Team

Please contact the Fulbright scholarships team for any queries related to scholarship benefits or application processes: fulbright@fulbright.org.au

 

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