Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships for US Citizens in Australia, 2015-2016


Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships for US Citizens in Australia ,and applications are submitted till October 18, 2014. Applications are invited for Fulbright scholarships available for US citizens to visit Australia annually. Fulbright general scholarship is awarded for postgraduate students to undertake research towards their American PhD and/or undertake a year of research at an Australian university or educational institution and Fulbright CSIRO scholarship is awarded to research with Australia’s leading and largest science research organisation, CSIRO. Scholarships are valued around AUD 40,000. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): Australian university or educational institution | Australia

Level: Postgraduate students to undertake research towards their American PhD and/or undertake a year of research at an Australian university or educational institution (for Fulbright CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarship: to undertake research with Australia’s leading and largest science research organisation, CSIRO).

Field(s): all academic fields of study.


Deadline: October 18, 2014.

Funded By: Fulbright Australian- American Fulbright Commission.

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships are targeted for Applicants of United States.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No:  The Commission offers up to 9 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships (up to 6 available to applicants from all academic fields of study) for U.S. citizens to visit Australia annually.

‣ Scholarship Duration: Fulbright Postgraduate Scholars must spend a minimum of one academic year (8 – 10 months) in Australia, the majority of which should be at their host institution. 

The Scholarship, initially for one academic year, may be extended but without funding from the Fulbright Commission. Fulbright funding is for a maximum of 10 months only and will be reduced for shorter programs. Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have sufficient additional funds to support themselves and any dependants during their stay in Australia.

Scholarship covers: Fulbright  Scholarships are valued around AUD 40,000 and include:
-Generous travel entitlement
-Monthly stipend for a maximum of 10 months
-Establishment Allowance
-Australian Medicare health care coverage
-Transport and accommodation to an Enrichment Program whilst in Australia
-Professional network of U.S., Australian and international Fulbright Scholars and distinguished Alumni.


Description

Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships – General Category: For current American university postgraduate students to undertake research towards their American PhD and/or undertake a year of research in cooperation with an Australian university or educational institution; or to support enrollment in an Australian postgraduate program.

‣ This scholarship supports an 8-10 month program. The Fulbright CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarship was established in 2008, with the first scholarship awarded in 2009.

‣ The Fulbright CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarship provides the opportunity for American citizens to undertake 8-10 months postgraduate research with Australia’s leading and largest science research organisation, CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation).

Eligibility

‣ Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships are available to US citizens to engage in 8 – 10 months of research relevant to an American PhD in cooperation at an Australian university or educational institution; or to support enrollment in an Australian postgraduate program.

Notification: 

‣ Applicants will be notified in March.

Scholarship Application Method

‣  The application form can be completed online through IIE. Follow the links to the appropriate application form and information.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on October 18, 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships


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