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  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Fulbright Scholarships Program

Key details

Length of Support
1 year

About this scholarship

Closing date: 30 September 2018

Available for future and current domestic students in all research disciplines.


The scholarships listed here are offered to Curtin students by external organisations and individuals (Scholarship Providers) that are not affiliated with Curtin University. Curtin University cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information provided by these scholarship providers. All enquiries should be directed to the relevant scholarship provider.

Curtin University does not make any warranty or representation as to the accuracy, adequacy, reliability or completeness of the information and data contents made available by the Scholarship Providers or their published Scholarship Information (External Scholarship Publications). Any material or data obtained through use of the External Scholarship Publication is your ("the User's") sole responsibility and at your sole risk. You ("the User") will be solely responsible for any resulting loss or damage that you may incur or sustain from the use or reliance the Scholarship External Scholarship Publications. Any User arrangements for Scholarships are solely between the User and the Scholarship Provider.

About this scholarship

Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships are available to Australian citizens to engage in 8 - 12 months of research relevant to an Australian PhD; or undertake an approved course of study in an American higher degree. These scholarships are aimed at current PhD students, honours students, or honours graduates who are considering postgraduate study in the U.S.

There are a number of scholarships including but not limited to:

For a full list of scholarships for Australian citizens, please visit Fulbright website.

Student type

  • Current Students


  • Science & Engineering
  • Centre for Aboriginal Studies
  • Curtin Business School
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities

Course type

  • Postgraduate Research
  • Staff/Post-doctoral

Specifically for

  • Curtin students wanting to study overseas


Non-gender specific


  • Australian Citizen

Scholarship base

Merit Based


Scholarship benefits generally include:

  • Monthly stipend for living expenses
  • Travel Allowance
  • Establishment allowance
  • ASPE medical insurance of up to A$100,000 (for the scholar only)
  • National orientation program, showcase & gala presentation dinner
  • Assistance with identifying and applying to host institutions via Placement Services
  • In-country “gateway” orientation program, run by the IIE
  • Enrichment Seminars in the United States with other international Fulbright scholars
  • Access to a professional network of distinguished Australian and American Fulbright alumni
  • Ongoing assistance from the Commission with visas, enrichment opportunities and pastoral care
  • Media and publicity support

For the accurate information on the benefits, please visit Fulbright website and click the applicable scholarship categories that you may be eligible to apply.

Eligibility criteria

Fulbright Postgraduate Scholars must spend a minimum of one academic year (8-12 months) in the U.S., the majority of time should be at their host institution. Fulbright funding is for the first 12 months only and applicants must demonstrate they have sufficient additional funds to support themselves and any dependants during their stay in the U.S. Fulbright scholarships support one academic year, applicants are able to extend their stay but without funding from the Fulbright Commission.


  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Business & Management
Creative Arts
Engineering & Mathematics
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
IT & Computer Science
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
Medical & Health Sciences
Property & Built Environment
Teaching & Education