Australian Fulbright Scholarship in Public Policy

Scholarships and Jobs present Australian Fulbright Scholarship in Public Policy

Applications are announced for Fully Funded Australian Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship in Public Policy in the United States

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The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers scholarships to Australian citizens across all career stages. Awardees take part in an academic and cultural exchange, pursuing research or study at a U.S. institution, experiencing life abroad and bringing back their knowledge and experience to share with their communities in Australia.

A prestigious annual scholarship program, to recognise the many contributions by Anne Wexler for her role in fostering Australian-American relations, was announced by the Australian Government on 15 August 2009.

The scholarship will enable an Australian Postgraduate student with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a two years Master’s degree in the U.S. in an area that supports Wexler’s binational interests in the field of Public Policy.

The Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship is looking for applicants in the areas of Public Policy in the following key areas;

  • Education
  • Health
  • Governmental relations
  • Political science
  • History
  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Climate change
  • Regional security

Benefits

All the applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Living allowance for the duration of course (02 years)
  • Tuition allowance
  • International travel to and from the U.S
  • Health and Accident coverage (ASPE) to maximum of US$100,000 (applicant only)
  • Attendance at the Orientation Program, Showcase and Gala Presentation Dinner
  • Enrichment activities in the U.S. with other international Fulbright Scholars
  • Access to a professional network of distinguished Australian and American Fulbright Alumni
  • Ongoing assistance from the Commission with visas, enrichment opportunities and pastoral care
  • Media and publicity support

Eligibility criteria

Applicants are required to meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must be an Australian citizen 
  • Do not hold dual US-Australian citizenship or U.S. permanent residency (Green Card)
  • Must residing in Australia at the time of application except applicants serving overseas in the Armed Forces, Australian diplomats posted overseas. Applicants who are on vacation/work commitments at the time of application may still apply
  • Must be able to travel on a valid Australian passport
  • Must not have already commenced studies/research in the U.S
  • Must have completed an undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Anne Wexler applicants will be required to pass GRE testing, dependent on host institution requirements
  • Acceptance to a U.S. institution is not required at the time of application
  • Must be willing to consider up to four institution

Application

Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application:

  • Academic degrees and transcripts
  • Copy of passport
  • Names, contact details of two references
  • GRE/GMAT Testing, if required by host institute

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Institute Name: United States Institutions
Degree/Course: Postgraduate Degree
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Country: United States of America
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