For Australian Citizens

Applications for Scholarships are now open and close 11:59pm AEST 1 August 2014. 

Please note that scholarships in this round cannot be started before July 2015. 


Fulbright Senior Scholarships

For academics (generally at Associate Professor or Professor level) to undertake research at a U.S. institution. This scholarship supports a 3-4 month program.

Fulbright Professional Scholarships

For aspiring mid-career professionals in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors to undertake training or research programs in the U.S. The scholarship is also open to people based in academic institutions whose primary research focus is professional or industry based, i.e. CRC or research institutes. This scholarship supports a 3-4 month program.

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarships

For successful researchers who have completed their PhD in the past two to three years (up to five years under extenuating circumstances) to undertake postdoctoral research in the U.S. This scholarship supports a 3-10 month program.

Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships

For promising postgraduate students to complete their Australian PhD; to undertake research and/or study in any field that supports a PhD; or to support enrolment in a U.S. postgraduate program such as a Masters. This scholarship supports an 8-10 month program.

Fulbright Scholar in Residence

This program provides the opportunity for an Australian academic to teach at a U.S. community or liberal arts college to help expand their international perspective and understanding. Applications and further information is available at CIES. If you are a citizen of another country go to:  for a list of other Fulbright Commissions.