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

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
Spring Start
Award Profile

Established in 1989, Western Sydney University (WSU) “brings knowledge to life” in the education of students for employment, the application of research to contemporary problems, and mutually enriching partnerships with local schools, organisations, businesses and community groups.

The Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship funded by Western Sydney University will attract a diverse range of exceptional applicants who have recently completed their undergraduate studies and who are seeking to undertake 8-10 months of study/ research in an area of focus for the University.

Grant Period
Spring Start

* 8-10 months

Candidates 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).

Orientation
In-Country 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
Letter recommended at deadline

Applicants seeking to complete research at WSU should include a letter of invitation with their application. Masters-seeking students do not need to secure admission as part of their applications but should include a letter from WSU inviting the applicant to apply for the award. 

Visit the WSU award page for more information.

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.

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

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.

Fields of Study

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

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