External Prizes & Scholarships for Current Science Students

Below you will find prize and scholarship opportunities offered by external sources, for current students.

Information about internal scholarships is available here.


Fulbright scholarships

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission aims to promote mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. Fulbright Scholarships are available to Australian citizens from all fields to undertake research or study in the United States. Applications are open to current honours students, prospective masters by research students, PhD students, postdoc research fellows, academics and researchers.

Applications for 2014 scholarships will open on 20 May 2013 and close on 12 August 2013.

An information session will be held for interested students.

More information about the Fulbright program is available here and here.

** Two research leaders from the Faculty of Science have won 2013 Fulbright Scholarships. Read about them here.


Prime Minister's Asia Australia Awards

The Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Endeavour Awards are a unique opportunity to undertake international study and research related to your Australian degree, as well as gain international work experience through an internship or work placement, building your professional network in Asia. The Awards are open to Australian undergraduates and postgraduates in any field of study.
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More prize and scholarship opportunities will be posted on this page as information becomes available.

Past opportunities have included the AustCham China Scholarship, Way In Hong Kong Experience (travel grant), AYAD–VIDA Partnerships, and the JENESYS Training Program for university students studying Japanese.