ANN: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Australia & New Zealand

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Dear Colleagues, 


The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the H-ANZAU community include: 



Fulbright Scholar Award in All Disciplines

Undertake research in your area of expertise at any appropriate institution in Australia for 3-4 months. A Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) is required for this award, as well as a letter of invitation.


Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced Science (Defence) and Technology (Defence Science and Technology Group)

Conduct research within the Defence Science and Technology Group or its partner institutions. DST is the Australian government’s lead agency responsible for applying science and technology to safeguard Australia and its national interests. Their many locations and partner institutions allow for a wide array of work and proposals. This award provides a contact at DST and is open to academics and professionals.


Fulbright Scholar Award in Resources and Energy (Curtin University)

Undertake research in the areas of resources and energy at Curtin University, an international recognized leader in research related to geosciences and resource engineering. Open to applicants at the level of associate or full professor. A contact at Curtin University is provided to discuss projects and obtain the required letter of invitation.


Fulbright Senior Award (Sponsored by Central Queensland University)

Open to academics at the level of associate or full professor, CQUniversity seeks applications in all appropriate fields. Ranked in the top 2% of universities world-wide in the Times Higher Education World University rankings, the University is strategically focused on engagement and social innovation, undertaking change-maker research and delivering research impact across its broad geographical footprint.


New Zealand

All Disciplines

Teach, conduct research, or undertake a project combining both activities at a New Zealand institution of your choice. Scholars will be asked to give public talks, and mentor students in addition to their primary activities to maximize their Fulbright experience. Ph.D. is strongly preferred for this opportunity.


There are over 15 award opportunities available to Australia and New Zealand. Explore our Catalog of Awards today!

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please consult our website. You may also wish to watch our webinars or join My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is August 1, 2018.
We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program in general. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at   


Kind regards, 

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program  
Institute of International Education 
IIE• The Power of International Education 

2019-20 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition Deadline August 1, 2018

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The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world.