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Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply. All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses. Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student, you are eligible to apply in the fall of your senior year.  If you are a graduate student, you are eligible as long as you will not have a PhD degree by the application deadline.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, will hold a bachelor’s degree by the award start date, and do not have a PhD degree, then you are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicant should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Candidates with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

The Getting Started page will provide information on eligibility and next steps.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts. Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Artists with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

FPA

U.S. Professor/Administrator

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor or administrator at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award, you will need to apply through CIES.

To support your students in applying for a U.S. Student Program award, please connect with the Fulbright Program Adviser at your institution.

Non U.S. Citizens

If you are a non-U.S. citizen interested in applying for a Fulbright Award to the United States, you will need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country. Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar or Student Program.

Australia

1 Fulbright-Anne Wexler Master's Award in Public Policy

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Grant Period
February Start
Award Profile

In 2009, the Australian Government established an annual scholarship program to recognize the many contributions by Mrs. Anne Wexler in fostering Australian-American relations. The aim of the Fulbright Anne Wexler scholarships in Public Policy are to grow Australian-American educational linkages by building a network of public policy experts and to encourage ongoing policy exchange between both countries. The award will enable U.S. students with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a master's degree in Australia in a key area of public policy such as health, sustainability, energy, climate change, regional security, education, political science, history or government relations. Visit the U.S. Applicant page for more information.

Grant Period
February Start

* up to 2 years 

Students will undertake full time master's degree study and will commence their grants in February 2023 (July 2022 in some cases - by approval only)

Orientation
In-Country Orientation
Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Foreign Language Proficiency
Not Required
Fulbright Proposal Types
Independent Study/Research: No
Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes
Affiliation
No affiliation letter required

Candidates are not required to have secured affiliation at the time of application but should include some discussion on their ideal top 1-3 insitution(s)/degree program(s) in the statement of grant purpose. Securing admission at an institution is the responsibility of the applicant after the results of their Fulbright application has been announced.

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

The Fulbright-Anne Wexler Master's Award in Public Policy will pay up to AUD$35,000 per year in tuition fees. If total tuition fees exceed this amount the difference will have to be paid by the awardee. The commission can assist the award recipient by requesting fee waivers for amounts above the allotted tuition allowance. Waivers are at the complete discretion of the host institution.

Eligibility

Dual citizens of this country are not eligible

Residency in host country not permitted in year prior to grant

Special Application Instructions

Applicants must select "Anne Wexler-Public Policy" in the Award Name field of the application.

Candidates who are recommended for final review by the Australian-American Fulbright Commission may be contacted for 20-30 minute interviews via Zoom or phone.

Fields of Study

The Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship is seeking applicants in the areas of Public Policy. These may include in key areas such as: Climate Change, Government Relations, Education, Energy, Health, History, Political Science, Regional Security, and Sustainability. 

Dependents
Dependent support is not available
Fulbright Program Management Contact
Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact