Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship (funded by Florida Polytechnic University)


Applications are currently closed and will re-open early 2021

Florida Polytechnic University is an accredited member of the State University System of Florida, dedicated exclusively to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The University is a powerful economic engine within the state of Florida, blending applied research with industry partnerships to give students an academically rigorous education with real-world relevance. The campus is located in Lakeland, Florida along the I-4 High Tech Corridor.

Open to postgraduate students who have completed their degree in the last five years, this Fulbright Postgraduate Award will afford Australian scholars the opportunity to undertake a master’s degree that is strategically aligned to Florida Polytechnic’s research priority areas.

For more information on the Florida Polytechnic please visit: https://floridapoly.edu/


Florida Polytechnic offers two master’s degrees, Master of Science, Computer Science and Master of Science, Engineering.

Scholarship Entitlements:

  • Return, economy flights to/from the U.S.
  • An establishment allowance
  • An annual Graduate Assistant stipend of US$9600
  • A FL Poly Scholarship (if available)
  • A full tuition waiver of up to 9 hours per semester (which allows a graduate student to maintain full time status)
  • Attendance at the Fulbright Orientation Program and Gala Presentation Dinner
  • Health and Accident coverage (ASPE) to maximum of US$100,000 (Scholar only)
  • Access to a professional network of distinguished Australian and American Fulbright Alumni
  • Media and publicity support
  • Ongoing assistance from the Commission with visas, enrichment opportunities and pastoral care
  • Applicants need to read the eligibility requirements & award conditions section of the Australian Applicants page.  This page also has FAQs, interview processes and timelines.

Letter of Invitation:

Please note that applicants are required to include a Letter of Invitation from Florida Polytechnic University with their application. To discuss potential projects and obtain this letter please contact:

Mustapha Achoubane, Florida Polytechnic University via international@floriapoly.edu

For any queries related to entitlements or application processes please contact fulbright@fulbright.org.au

To apply now, download the application instructions PDF here.