Prestigious external research scholarships

These prestigious scholarships from industry and government provide opportunities for high achieving students to study abroad.

Fulbright and Fulbright-Anne Wexler Scholarships

The Fulbright Program is the largest and one of the most prestigious educational scholarship programs in the world. Valued at up to $47,000 Fulbright and Fulbright-Anne Wexler Scholarships are available to Australian citizens from all academic fields to undertake research or study in the United States for 3-12 months. Applicants must have a record of high achievement in their field of research, a research proposal relevant to the interests of both Australian and the United States and high level ambassadorial skills.

Further information about the Fulbright and Fulbright-Anne Wexler Scholarships.

Information session: May 17th 2016, Livestream link:

Applications close on 1 August 2016.

Endeavour Awards

The Endeavour Awards are the Australian Government's internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to for students and researchers to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. Awards are also available for Australians to undertake study, research and professional development abroad. The Endeavour Awards provide up to a total of $228,500 for some award categories. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement in their chosen field of research and demonstrate that their research is relevant to the needs and interests of Australia and their home country. Applicants must have potential to foster ongoing collaboration between Australia and their home country and a history of service to the community.

Further information about the Endeavour Awards.

Applications close on 30 June 2016.

International applicants please note: Research degree applications to Deakin University must be submitted by 15 May 2016 to ensure your application is processed prior to the external closing date.

Sir John Monash Scholarships

The Sir John Monash Scholarships are awarded to support research degree studies at a University outside Australia and to equip scholars for leadership roles for Australia. Sir John Monash Scholars are selected on the basis of their demonstrated and potential leadership contribution to their fields of endeavour and to the Australian and global community. A minimum of eight scholarships per year for postgraduate study at a non-Australian university will be offered. Only Australian citizens graduating from Australian universities are eligible to apply. The Sir John Monash scholarships offer $60,000 per year for up to three years.

Further information about the Sir John Monash Scholarships.

Applications close on 12 August 2016.

Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarships 

The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarships are offered to support the next generation of Australian leaders in the areas of allied health sciences, medicine, engineering, law and international law. Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholars are selected on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence and leadership qualities that are likely to make a contribution to their chosen field of research. The scholarships are valued at up to $75,000 per annum and support a maximum of two years of full-time postgraduate research. Applicants must be Australian citizens of at least five years standing at the time of application.

Further information about the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarships.

Application period: Please check the website.

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