The American Australian Association awards Fellowships each year to Australians and Americans for advanced research and study in the United States and Australia respectively. The Fellowships build on existing strong social and economic partnerships and foster intellectual exchange between the United States and Australia.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia, and either be a current student or an alum of UQ.
  • Applicants must be accepted into a program either to complete research or study at the graduate level in the USA.
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply to research or study at one of UQ’s partner institutions in the USA.

About the award

The University of Queensland has partnered with the American Australian Association to provide fellowships for advanced research and study in the USA. The Fellowships build on existing strong social and economic partnerships and foster intellectual exchange between the United States and Australia.

Through this partnership, UQ will award an individual fellowship of up to $40,000 each year for a current or former UQ student to conduct innovative research in the USA. The Fellowships are intended to support part of the costs of on eyear of research or study in the USA.

Fields of study/research supported by the fellowships

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Pediatrics
  • Neurology
  • Geosciences
  • Mathematics
  • Technology
  • Sustainability

How to apply

Apply through the American Australian Association website. View FAQs about the scholarship.

Opening date: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 11:15
Closing date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 17:00