Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship (funded by Western Sydney University)

The Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship funded by Western Sydney University will attract a diverse range of exceptional applicants who have recently completed their undergraduate studies and who are seeking to undertake 8-10 months of study/ research in an area of focus for the University.


The Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship (funded by Western Sydney University) is seeking applicants in any of the following areas;

  • Environment
  • Social Justice
  • Public Health
  • Creative and Performing Arts

Scholarship Eligibility

Specific to this award:
  • Must hold an undergraduate degree.
General criteria for all Fulbright Awards:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must not be a dual citizen of Australia
  • Must be residing in U.S. at the time of application
  • Must not have already commenced this degree or project in Australia

Scholarship Benefits

  • Monthly stipend for 8-10 months
  • Round-trip, economy class airfare directly to and from the scholar’s home city and the city of the host institution.
  • Eligibility to apply for coverage under Australian Medicare (Scholar only)
  • A limited Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges (ASPE) Health Benefits Plan, designed by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Seven Corners, Inc. Please note this plan is NOT an insurance policy
  • Support from the Fulbright Commission to assist with administration, visas and general enquiries.
  • Dependents of scholars who will be enrolled in the Australian public school system in grades K-12 may have tuition fees waived.
  • Orientation and networking opportunities.
  • Support from the Commission prior to and during program.

For details on entitlements please click ‘Apply Now’ below.

Please note that scholarship benefits may not cover the cost of tuition fees. Tuition fee waivers are at the discretion of Western Sydney University.

About Western Sydney University

Established in 1989, Western Sydney University (WSU) “brings knowledge to life” in the education of students for employment, the application of research to contemporary problems, and mutually enriching partnerships with local schools, organisations, businesses and community groups.

Contact Information

Western Sydney University

Dr Michael Baker, Director, Graduate Research School

Institute of International Education (IIE)

For queries related to eligibility and the application process please contact FBstudent.EAP@iie.org.

Please note that institutions play a role in the application process for U.S. students via Fulbright Program Advisors (FPAs). You can find your FPA here. Please contact them directly regarding how to proceed.  

Fulbright Team

For queries related to scholarship benefits please contact fulbright@fulbright.org.au

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