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Deakin Research

Australia - America Fulbright Commission - The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2015

Funding Body

Australia-America Fulbright Commission

Scheme/ Round

Distinguished Chair, Senior and Postdoctoral Scholarships 2015 for Australian researchers travelling to the USA.


The Fulbright Program is the largest and one of the most prestigious educational scholarship programs in the world. It operates between the United States and over 155 countries worldwide. Established in Australia in 1949 through a binational treaty between the Australian and U.S. Governments, the program has supported almost 4,800 scholarships.

The mission of the Australian-American Fulbright Commission is to promote mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. It does this primarily through the administration of Fulbright scholarships.

Important Notes

NB: Deakin Research - Grants do not handle postgraduate applications - Students who want to apply for a Postgraduate scholarship or the Anne Wexler Master's Scholarship in Public Policy should contact Rheanne Hogema via

Note Applicants must be an Australian citizen

Internal Deadlines now- 3 June 2014 Potential applicant to lodge a Nomination form with Faculty/Institute/SRC Mandatory  
  11 June 2014 Faculties/Institutes/SRC to forward supported Nomination forms to Research Office Mandatory via
  12 June 2014 Grants Office invite supported nominees to proceed with their application    
  12 June - 18 July 2014 Applicants draft proposals    


18 July 2014

Fully complete applications due at Research Office





How to Apply

1.Check if you are competitive

2. Liaise with your Faculty/Institute/ SRC. Complete and lodge a Nomination form with your Faculty/Institute/SRC for review and approval

3. Faculties/Institute/SRC to forward supported Nominations to Research Office

4. Read guidelines and application instructions

5. Prepare the application if invited

6. Submit your application to Deakin Research for compliance check by internal deadline

Resources N/A

Other Important Information

Further Information:

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3rd September 2014