Fulbright Scholar Awards (General Category)

Applications open 6 January 2021, 9:00am AEDT

Applications close 6 July 2021, 11:59pm AEST


For academics (at Associate Professor or Full Professor level) and mid-career professionals (with an undergraduate qualification and minimum 10 years work experience) to undertake research and/or training in the United States for 3 – 4 months in any discipline. Please note that applicants can be considered for multiple awards by noting this in the Australian Applicant checklist and attaching it to your application.

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.

Award Benefits:

  • Monthly stipend
  • Partial tuition allowance for one academic year
  • Round-trip, economy class airfare directly to and from the scholar’s home city and the city of the host institution
  • Dependent allowance- if applicable
  • Health & Accident Insurance (ASPE) – valued at up to USD$100,000 (for the scholar only)
  • Access to established professional networks – alumni and other international collaborative groups
  • Orientation and enrichment opportunities – in Australia and the U.S.
  • Extensive support – from the Commission as well as U.S. organisations
  • Media and publicity support