The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the Fulbright Future Scholarships – their most generous scholarship program ever. The new scholarship program seeks to improve the health, wellbeing, and prosperity of Australians by funding innovative, impact-focused projects.
Thanks to generous support from The Kinghorn Foundation, Fulbright Future Scholarships will fund projects that aim to advance cutting-edge applied science, kick start innovative business collaborations that foster the creation of new jobs, and further the development of impact-driven emergent technologies.
Fulbright Future Scholarships are open to postgraduate students, PhD researchers, academics and professionals. Awardees will receive funding for full tuition/visiting researcher expenses at a U.S. institution of their choice, as well as travel and living costs.
Who can apply?
Fulbright Future Scholarships are open to applications for Australian candidates who satisfy the following criteria.
• can apply as Postgraduate students or PhD researchers, as postdoctoral candidates, academics or professionals
• must have an undergraduate qualification
• must propose research that is innovative and/or has the potential for significant impact
• must aim to create, contribute to, or otherwise enhance Australian-American bilateral research collaborations
• must include a statement (maximum of one page) that outlines the impact of their proposed program
• all applicants are required to include a letter of invitation from their proposed institution with their application (except Postgraduate students seeking to complete a U.S. master’s program)
• Postgraduate applicants should download the attachment for additional information.
• a generous living allowance
• travel allowance for international flights to/from the United States
• full tuition or Visiting Researcher Scholar fees
• placement services support for postgraduate students seeking to complete a full U.S. master’s degree
• ASPE medical insurance of up to A$100,000 (for the scholar only)
• National Australian Orientation Program, Showcase & Gala Presentation Dinner
• enrichment activities in the United States with other international Fulbright scholars
• access to a professional network of distinguished Australian and American Fulbright Alumni
• ongoing assistance from the Commission with visas, enrichment opportunities and pastoral care
• media and publicity support