6 Open Study/Research Awards
Accepted Degree LevelsBachelor's
Grant PeriodSpring Start
The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers up to six Postgraduate Scholarships to U.S. graduate or PhD students to conduct a period of research and/or study in Australia; or to support enrolment in an Australian Postgraduate program, e.g. a Master’s program. These awards are available in any field/discipline.
* 8-10 months
Candidates undertaking graduate study should commence their grants in January or February 2023. Those carrying out research must commence their grants at the start of the university year in January or February 2023 with the specific start date agreed upon by both grantee and host institution. (July 2022 in some cases - by approval only)
Accepted Degree Levels
Foreign Language Proficiency
Fulbright Proposal Types
Masters seeking candidates are not required to have secured affiliation at the time of application but should include some discussion on their ideal top 1-3 institution(s)/degree program(s) in the project statement. Securing admission at an institution is the responsibility of the applicant after the results of their Fulbright application has been announced.
Research candidates must secure affiliation at the time of application and include a letter of invitation from the proposed host with the application.
This award does not cover the cost of tuition fees and is for travel and monthly stipend only.
Dual citizens of this country are not eligible
Residency in host country not permitted in year prior to grant
Special Application Information
Candidates who are recommended for final review by the Fulbright Commission in Australia may be contacted for 20-30 minute interviews via Zoom or phone.