This scholarship enables a U.S. postgraduate student with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a two-year Master’s degree in Australia in an area that supports Wexler’s binational interests in the field of public policy. Specialization The Fulbright-Anne Wexler Scholarship is seeking applicants in the areas of Public Policy. These may include in key areas such as; Health, Sustainability, Energy, Climate change, Regional security, Education, Political science, History, Governmental relations.
Eligibility Criteria/Scholarship Guidelines
To be eligible for the scholarship:
One must not be a resident of Australia.
One must not be a U.S citizen.
One must have strong academic credentials.
One must demonstrate leadership qualities.
Please note that acceptance to a U.S. institution is not required at the time of application. Applicants can include some detail about programs of particular interest, however, successful candidates will work with the Institute of International Education’s placement services team to coordinate applications and negotiate fee reductions/ waivers. Applicants must be willing to consider up to four institutions.
To apply for this scholarship opportunity, please apply through the Fulbright Foreign Student program application portal. You will automatically be considered in the general Postgraduate pool, however, you will also need to indicate on your application that you wish to be additionally considered for the Fulbright Anne Wexler award.
A one-off establishment allowance generous international travel entitlement. Tuition fees (up to a set limit). Health coverage under Medicare (Scholar only) Health and Accident Insurance (ASPE) to maximum of US$100,000 (Scholar only). Access to Fulbright Alumni in the US and Australia for social and professional networking Support from the Fulbright Commission to assist with administration, visas and general enquiries. Dependents of scholars who will be enrolled in the Australian public school system in grades K-12 may have tuition fees waived.
Scholarship entitles a monthly stipend for up to two years.
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