Apply now: Australia to USA fellowships

Published: Wednesday 11th March 2015

Each year, the American Australian Association awards individual fellowships of up to US$40,000 for advanced study in the United States. The fellowships build on existing strong social and economic partnerships and foster intellectual exchange between the United States and Australia.

To date, over 150 fellows have received awards totaling over US$4.5 million.

Fields of research supported by the fellowships:

  • business
  • neurology 
  • engineering
  • pediatrics
  • geosciences
  • science
  • mathematics
  • sustainability
  • medicine
  • technology
Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant's research or study must be at graduate or postgraduate level.
  • Acceptance into a US educational institution.
  • Australian citizenship or permanent resident of Australia.

Further information is available on the American Australia Association's website.
Please send enquiries and applications to

Fully completed applications should be submitted to the Research Office at least seven working days prior to the funding body's closing date.

Internal due date: 6 April 2015

For information on internal requirements for submitting a research grant please see ACU research grants website.

Deadline: 15 April 2015