Fulbright Professional Coral Sea Scholarship (Business/Industry)

The Professional Coral Sea Scholarship (Business/Industry) allows the recipient to undertake a short course of study or research at a U.S. educational institution, to study and/or research an identified problem or opportunity relevant to Australian industry or business. This scholarship was originally established in 1992 by the Coral Sea Commemorative Council to recognise the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea.

Who should apply?

Applicant criteria is per that of the general professional scholarship, however candidates up to the age of 30 are particularly encouraged to apply.

What are the benefits?

Benefits of the Fulbright Professional Coral Sea Scholarship are as listed for the general Professional scholarship.

What are the conditions?

Conditions are per the Professional General Award and  General Terms and Conditions.

To apply for this scholarship opportunity, please see the applicable checklist and PDF instructions for details – note, you will automatically be considered in the general Professional pool as well.

About the Fulbright Coral Sea Fund

On 8th May 1992 the Governor-General His Excellency the Honourable Bill Hayden, AC and the United States Secretary of Education, Lamar Alexander, announced the endowment by the Australian-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council, of an annual scholarship for young professionals.

The Fulbright Coral Sea (Business/Industry) Scholarship was established in 1992 by the Coral Sea Commemorative Council to recognise the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea. The scholarship was designed to acknowledge the friendship, cooperation and mutual respect which has developed between the United States and Australia since the Battle of the Coral Sea.

Each year, recipients of the scholarship research identified problems or opportunities relevant to Australian business or industry, through 3-4 months’ study in the United States.

Donors to the fund include former United States Ambassador Mel Sembler, Mallesons Stephen Jacques, South Corp Brewing Holdings Ltd, the Gandel Charitable Trust, BHP Company Ltd, Arthur Andersen, Coles Myer, and Coca Cola Amatil.