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1 Western Sydney University Award in the Arts, Environment, & Public Health

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
10 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

This award is sponsored by Western Sydney University (WSU) and will enable exceptional students from the United States to undertake research of importance to the bilateral relationship between the U.S. and Australia. Applicants may propose projects in the following fields of study: Creative and Performing Arts (all fields), Environmental Studies, Social Justice and Public Health.

Grant Period

10 Months

Candidates must commence their grants at the start of the university year in January or February 2020 with the specific start date agreed upon by both grantee and host institution. (July in some cases - by approval only).

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

All candidates must affiliate with Western Sydney University. Candidates must include affiliation letters with their Fulbright applications. 

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Currently, Australian universities have agreed to waive tuition fees, where possible, for any U.S. Fulbright graduate student enrolling in a higher degree program. Please note that the waiving of tuition fees is at the discretion of the Australian institution and candidates are responsible for negotiating fee waivers directly with the corresponding institutions. Tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change, and vary with each institution. In the event a waiver is not granted, candidates should be aware that the Fulbright grant does not cover the cost of tuition fees and is for travel and stipend only.

Ineligibility

  • Applicants currently residing in Australia (or those who will be living there during the 2018-2019 academic year) will not be considered.
  • Individuals with dual U.S.-Australian citizenship are not eligible to apply.

Special Application Instructions

Applicants must select "Western Sydney University" in the Award Name field of the application.

Fields of Study

Applications will be considered in the following fields: Creative and Performing Arts, Environmental Studies, Social Justice and Public Health.

Special Application Information

Candidates who are recommended for final review by the Fulbright Commission in Australia may be contacted for 30-minute interviews via Skype or phone.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.org.au

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Lauren Bullman