REMINDER: Australian-American Fulbright Commission Scholarships 2017
Sponsor: Australian-American Fulbright Commission
Closing Date: 18-Jul-2016
Aim: Fulbright offers scholarships to Australian citizens to undertake training or research programs in the US between 1st July 2017 and 30th June 2018. There are five categories of scholarship offered:
• Postdoctoral Scholarships - For researchers who have completed their PhD in the past two to three years (up to five years under extenuating circumstances) to undertake postdoctoral research in the U.S.
• Professional Scholarships - For mid-career professionals in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors to undertake training or research programs in the U.S. Also open to academics whose primary research has industry links.
• Senior Scholarships - For senior level academics (at Associate Professor or full Professor level) to undertake research at a U.S. institution.
• Distinguished Chair in Agriculture and Life Sciences, Sponsored by Kansas State University - For Senior Level academics at the level of full Professor to work with Kansas State University faculty in priority research areas, leading to ongoing collaborative partnerships between the U.S. and Australia.

Funding: Scholarships provide living, travel & establishment allowances for the program duration at a US host institution.

Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens by birth or naturalisation, and must prove affiliation with a host U.S. institution, via a formal letter of invitation, or proof of enrolment. Potential applicants should consult the Fulbright website for details and eligibility criteria.

Application Process: While nominees are required to submit their applications directly through the Fulbright online submission system, UQR&I staff are available to assist with application review and feedback as required. Draft applications, together with a signed Funding Application Coversheet, should be submitted to UQR&I before the internal deadline of Monday 18 July 2016. Please email the documentation to UQR&I at