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

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Grant Period
24 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
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

24 Months

* up to 2 years 

Students will undertake full time master's degree study and will commence their grants in February 2021 (July 2020 in some cases - by approval only)

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: No

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

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 alloted tuition allowance. Waivers are at the complete discretion of the host institution.

Ineligibility

  • Applicants currently residing in Australia (or those who will be living there during the 2019-2020 academic year) will not be considered.
  • Individuals with dual U.S.-Australian citizenship are not eligible.

Special Application Instructions

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

Fields of Study

Applications will be considered in the following fields: Agriculture, History, Ecology, Economics, Education, Energy, Environmental Studies, Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Work, Transportation, and Urban Development & Planning.

Special Application Information

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.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available.

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Scholarships Team