The USA offers a range of scholarship opportunities for
international study for US students. You must apply for these scholarships in your home
country, not in Australia:
The Association of Commonwealth Universities
- This website provides a scholarships guide for Commonwealth
postgraduate students offered by governments, Rotary International,
World Bank, World Health Organization, Asian Development Bank, United
Nations, Rockefeller Foundation, and other organisations.
Institute for International Education (IIE)
- Describes IIE administered fellowships available to US graduate
students wishing to study and/or conduct research abroad.
- The largest US international exchange program offering opportunities
for students, scholars and professionals to undertake international
graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in
elementary and secondary schools worldwide.
Fulbright Anne-Wexler Scholarship in Public Policy
- Funded through the Government of Australia's Australia Awards program
and administered by the Australian-American Fulbright Commission, the
Fulbright-Anne Wexler scholarships provide funding for Americans to
study for a master's program in public policy in Australia.
The Explorers Club Exploration Fund
- Supports graduate study abroad students in exploration and field
research. Open to graduate students only.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Charlotte W.
Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
- Designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or
religious values in all fields. Open to graduate students only.
Washington University James Harrison Steedman Memorial
Fellowships in Architecture
- Provides assistance to architecture graduates, regardless of age, to
travel and study architecture abroad.
US Department of Education, Jacob K. Javits Fellowships
- Provides financial assistance to students of superior ability in the
fields of the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Open to graduate
American Australian Association
- The American Australian Association Education Fund awards individual
fellowships of up to $US25,000 each year in its USA to Australia
Program. With this Australian scholarship, the Association encourages
intellectual interchange and the fellowships are intended to build on
the strong social and economic partnership between Australia and the
Arts International Lila Wallace – Readers Digest International
- Provides funding for visual artists for international residencies.
Open to all levels.
Population Council Fellowships in the Social Sciences
- Supports the advanced training studies or study plans in population
in order to contribute to meeting the needs of the population field by
processing high-level scientific and technical skills.
International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
- IEFA is a resource for financial aid, scholarship, and grant
information for US and international students wishing to study abroad.
- IIE manages a database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships and
grants. The IIE Passport Study Abroad website allows students to search
by country or field of study.
- The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarship program is to further
international understanding and friendly relations among people of
different countries. The program sponsors several types of scholarships
for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as for qualified
professionals pursuing vocational studies.
Gilman International Scholarship Program
- This program seeks to lower the barriers to undergraduate study
abroad by offering scholarships to students with financial need. The
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program is sponsored by
the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of
State and administered by the Institute of International Education. The
award is up to $US5,000 for semester or academic programs.
American Institute for Foreign Study
- AIFS annually awards more than $US250,000 in scholarships to students
who demonstrate high academic achievement, or students who demonstrate
Hispanic Study Abroad Scholars
- This program aims to address the causes of the gap in US study abroad
demographics and provides scholarships for Hispanic students.
Diversity Abroad Study Abroad Scholarships
- In partnership with Globalinks Learning Abroad and The Foundation for
Asia Pacific Education, Diversity Abroad will offer $A1,000
scholarships for undergraduate students to study abroad in the
Asia/Pacific region during summer, fall and spring terms. This program
is aimed at increasing non-traditional students participation in
education abroad in the Asia/Pacific region.
- Information about financial aid for study abroad and exchange
- This site offers a free college scholarship search, as well as
information on scholarships, grants, and financial aid opportunities.
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for US Graduate
- The primary goals of EAPSI are to introduce students to East Asia and
Pacific science and engineering in the context of a research setting,
and to help students initiate scientific relationships that will better
enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts.
Other scholarship opportunities from the National Science
Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship
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- The Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship offers a unique
opportunity for outstanding, mid-career U.S. professionals—academics,
government officials, clinical leaders, decision-makers in managed care
and other private health care organizations, and journalists—to spend
up to 10 months in Australia conducting research and working with
leading Australian health policy experts on issues relevant to both
- Free and comprehensive scholarship database from various sources
including universities and research organisations. Scholarships can be
searched by program (coursework, research, undergraduate, postgraduate,
PhD), by field (agriculture, science, technology, etc.) or by
countries. About 10,000 scholarships are available for Australia.