Fulbright Postdoctoral Opportunities

2021 Applications have now closed 


Eligibility:

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers scholarships to individuals seeking to undertake postdoctoral research in the U.S. for a period of 3 to 10 months, who have completed their PhD in the past 5 years or who will have their PhD conferral before the proposed date of departure.

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.

All applications are considered for the general Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship, however, eligible applicants may elect to be considered for additional sponsored scholarship opportunities.

Postdoctoral Scholarships

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarships (General)
Individuals seeking to undertake postdoctoral research, who have completed their PhD in the past 5 years or who will have their PhD conferral before the proposed date of departure. These awards support 3-10 month positions.

 

Fulbright Future Scholarships 
Funded by The Kinghorn Foundation
Individuals seeking to undertake postdoctoral research in the fields of science or business, who have completed their PhD in the past 5 years or who will have their PhD conferral before the proposed date of departure. These awards support 3-10 month positions.

 

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship (Vice Chancellor’s Fellowship)
Funded by RMIT University
Individuals seeking to undertake research from one of a broad variety of fields (advanced manufacturing and fabrication, advanced materials, biomedical health and innovation, design and creative practice, global business innovation, information and systems engineering, social change, urban futures) in the U.S. as part of a three-year research fellowship commitment with RMIT University through the Vice Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship.  

 

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship
Funded by Monash University 
Individuals seeking to undertake postdoctoral candidate research in areas of importance to Monash University which directly address the grand challenges of our time, regardless of disciplinary background. In addition to academic merit, the projects must help strengthen the Australian bilateral relationship with the United States. The award supports a 3-10 month position.

 

Fulbright Indigenous Scholarship
Funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency
For an Indigenous applicant to undertake a research or study program in the United States in any discipline. The award supports a 3-10 month position.

 

Fulbright State/ Territory Awards
The ACT, NT and Tasmania sponsor scholarships annually for applicants whose projects foster research and/or industry relevant to their home state/territory; and assist in building international research links between the state and U.S. researchers and institutions. These awards support 3-10 month positions

 

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