The scholarship enables an Australian postgraduate student with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a two year Master’s degree in the U.S. in the area of Public Policy. These may include key areas such as health, sustainability, energy, climate change, regional security, education, political science, history or governmental relations.

Australian and U.S. postgraduate students with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a Master’s degree in Australia or the United States in an area that supports Mrs Wexler’s binational interests in the field of public policy.

Eligibility

Australian postgraduate students commencing a master's degree in the field of public policy. These may include key areas such as health, sustainability, energy, climate change, regional security, education, political science, history or governmental relations.

  • Must be an Australian citizen
  • Cannot hold dual US-Australian citizenship
  • May be eligible to apply for more than one scholarship

About the award

The Scholarship package is a generous one and will be awarded for a maximum two year period and be valued at up to AUD 140,000. Benefits include:

  • Living, travel & establishment allowances
  • Tuition fees (up to a set limit)
  • National Orientation Program and a Fulbright Presentation Dinner
  • Distinguished professional network with U.S. and Australian Fulbright Alumni Associations
  • A support agency in the U.S. that assists with visas, events, and networks
  • Media and publicity support
  • ASPE medical insurance of up to AUD 100,000 (for the Scholar only)

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship use the Postgraduate category application form and submit additional material. See the Fulbright website for detailed application process.

Opening date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 11:15
Closing date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 17:00