Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

Funding body:

Australia-America Fulbright Commission


Distinguished Chair, Senior and Post-doctoral Scholarships 2015 for Australian researchers travelling to the USA.

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 research-scholarships@deakin.edu.au

Note: Applicants must be an Australian citizen

Other important information:

Please e-mail research-grants@deakin.edu.au if you require any further information.


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.

Internal deadlines:

3 Jun 2014 Potential applicant to lodge a Nomination form (DOCX, 24.9 KB) with Faculty/Institute/SRC Mandatory via research-grants@deakin.edu.au
11 Jun 2014 Faculties/Institutes/SRC to forward supported Nomination forms to Research Office Mandatory via research-grants@deakin.edu.au
12 Jun 2014 Grants Office invite supported nominees to proceed with their application

12 Jun - 18 Jul 2014 Applicants draft proposals

18 Jul 2014 Fully complete applications due at Research Office Mandatory via research-grants@deakin.edu.au

How to apply:

  1. Check if you are competitive
  2. Liaise with your Faculty/Institute/ SRC. Complete and lodge a Nomination form (DOCX, 24.9 KB) 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
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