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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award Opportunities


Applications are NOW OPEN.
Applications will close on 1st August 2018. 

Have you found a research topic that the world needs to know more about? A U.S Scholar award allows applicants to expose their interests in a unique and welcoming environment at an Australian Institution.

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers a range of Scholar Awards for research periods of 3-4 months. Each year the Commission offers up to five general scholarships awards (in any field), and three sponsored scholarships (in a range of disciplines).

Who Can Apply?

  • Applicants will be a an associate or full professor, or have appropriate professional experience.
  • Applicants willing to undertake full-time research at an Australian institution for a period of 3-4 months
  • Applicants that meet the citizenship requirements for this award

Why Apply?

The Fulbright U.S Scholar Program is the largest U.S. exchange program in the world, offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study and advanced research, worldwide. Fulbright alumni populate a range of professions and include ambassadors, members of Congress, judges, heads of corporations, university presidents, journalists, artists, professors and teachers.

A Fulbright scholarship provides recipients with an un-paralleled opportunity to add global context to their career, with tailored international experiences of up to two years.

If you have demonstrated academic excellence, are passionate about strengthening the United States ties to Australia and have a bold vision for your future, the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program could be right for you.

Entitlements:

Scholarship entitlements vary per award. Please see individual scholarships for details. Awards generally include:

  • A living allowance
  • Funding for international flight to/from Australia
  • Health coverage under Medicare
  • Health and Accident Insurance (ASPE) to maximum of US$100,000 (scholar only)
  • Access to Fulbright Alumni in the U.S. and Australia for social and professional networking
  • Support through the Fulbright Commission to assist with administration, visas and general enquiries
  • National Orientation Program, Showcase and Gala Presentation Dinner
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2018 Senior Scholarship Opportunities:

The Fulbright Commission offers the following Scholar Awards. Please click below for more information:

Fulbright Scholar Awards The Fulbright Commission offers up to five Scholar Awards annually, available in any field/ discipline. These awards support a 3-4 month project at an Australian institution. They are open to senior academics and appropriately qualified professionals.
Fulbright Scholar Award (Sponsored by Curtin University) Curtin University is an internationally recognised leader in research related to geosciences and resource engineering and is located in Perth. This award is open to senior academics and appropriately qualified professionals to undertake research in the fields of resources and energy.
Fulbright Scholar Award (Sponsored by the University of Canberra) The University of Canberra (UC) has a strong commitment to integrated learning and specialises in professional education and applied research. This award is open to senior academics and appropriately qualified professionals, and enables exceptional U.S. Scholars to undertake research in priority areas of the UC, including environment, governance, health, sport, education and communication.
Fulbright Scholar Award (Sponsored by the University of Technology Sydney) Open to senior academics and appropriately qualified professionals, this award will enable exceptional U.S. Scholars to undertake research in priority areas of the University of Technology Sydney including, data science, sustainability and health.
Fulbright Scholar Award (Sponsored by CQUniversity) CQUniversity is strategically focused on engagement and social innovation, undertaking change-maker research, and delivering research impact across its broad geographical footprint. Projects must be of high academic quality, align with CQUniversity’s research strengths and focus on building bilateral relationships with the U.S.
Please see theApplicants Page for eligibility requirements, award conditions, FAQs, interview processes and timelines.
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Food Systems and Security


Funding Body:

ARC Linkage Project, University of Sydney and TAFE NSW

Title:

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Food Systems and Security

Research Areas:

Humanities & Social Sciences

Type

Postgraduate Research

Description:

An opportunity is available for two outstanding PhD scholars to conduct research into the relationship between social enterprise and food security in the City of Sydney. The successful recipients will join a large research team working on a project with multiple partners, and will focus on one of the following two projects:

I.    An examination of how to best use social enterprise models to engage with disadvantaged communities, or

II.    A comparative study of how different economic policy environments across Australia have worked to enable or constrain the development of food-related social enterprisesThis Scholarship is supported by a grant from ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship.

Both scholars would also contribute to the larger project and the operations of the City’s incubator program, FoodLab Sydney.

This Scholarship is funded by a grant from ARC Linkage Project, University of Sydney and TAFE NSW.

Eligibility:

Eligibility:

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney within the:

I.            Department of Government and International Relations, or

II.           Department of Media and Communications.

b. Applicants must also hold at least one of the following:

I.            an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper), 

II.           a Master’s degree at high academic standard (e.g. conferred with Distinction) with a substantial research component, or

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III.          an equivalent qualification in Political/ International Relations, Media/Communications, or a closely related discipline.

c. Applicants must also demonstrate engagement with issues related to food systems, food politics/policy, food security and/or social enterprise.

Selection Criteria:

a. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of:

I.            academic merit,

II.           curriculum vitae,

III.          feedback from three academic referees, and

IV.          a personal statement which demonstrates their experience and interest in food policy studies.

b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the relevant research supervisor(s) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Amount awarded:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.  No extensions will be granted.  

Application guide:

For further information, please refer to the terms and conditions .

Applications for this scholarship can be made through the Online Application Form .

Closing date:

01 January 2019

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Testing Intern (2 positions available)


Perth, WA

Woodside are offering several ACS Foundation Work Integrated Learning (WIL) scholarships / internships to work and learn in a dynamic and leading edge Digital environment.

Woodside is an Australian oil and gas company with a global presence, recognised for its world class capabilities as an explorer, a developer, a producer and a supplier. We are Australia’s most experienced LNG operator and largest independent oil and gas company. We are pioneering the application of advanced analytics and cognitive computing in our operations to leverage our collective knowledge and to support operational excellence.

Woodside recognises the value of diversity as a competitive advantage and strives to create a working environment where everyone feels free to bring their full selves to work every day.

The Autism Academy for Software Quality Assurance (AASQA) at Curtin University is an Australian social innovation initiative with the vision of harnessing the special talents of people with Autism Spectrum for the collective benefit of these individuals, the industry and the wider community. The mission of the AASQA is to enable individuals with Autism Spectrum to leverage their unique talents through outreach, training and educating, and graduate programs, so as to create pathways from schools to valued, long-term employment; whilst addressing the business needs of the Australian ICT industry facing challenges in attracting and retaining software and quality assurance testers within the sector.

Woodside the ACS Foundation and AASQA are in partnership to continue the Australia’s Specialist ACS Foundation WIL scholarships for undergraduates with Autism Spectrum and related conditions.

Internship Description:

As an intern, you will work on a real project (or a few) and have the opportunity to enjoy our dynamic and innovative environment.

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• Monitoring of data ingestion pipelines and processes
• Completeness, Quality, Timeliness etc
• Consistent implementation of daily monitoring and testing processes
• Responding to alerts and alarms from software failure and disruptions
• Manage and escalate identified issues and non-conformities
• Testing of Data Software and platform solutions
• Ensure comprehensive test coverage by finding bugs, defects and verifying fixes
• Investigate test failures and customer reports using your technical understanding of the product or tools
• Improve processes and regimes to get great accuracy and consistency in surveillance and testing

The working environment will be inclusive by investigating and accommodating the individual needs of the interns in terms of their working conditions prior to and during their employment.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Possess knowledge of software engineering processes and tools (for example programming proficiency in languages, preferably Scala, Java, Python, .Net, SQL etc) algorithms and data structure
  • Enjoy working digital centric environment
  • A passion for using information technology and an eagerness to obtain practical experience within a supportive work environment.
  • Ability to meet work deadlines
  • Willingness to working well with others
  • Attitude – enthusiastic, punctual/ reliable, professional. 

Qualifications – Australian University Degree 

Actively pursing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics or a related field.

All WA undergraduate students on the Autism Spectrum and related conditions are welcome to apply for this scholarship opportunity. 

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Melbourne Graduate Scholarships


Melbourne Graduate Scholarships

The Melbourne School of Design offers a variety of fee remission scholarships to high achieving international students applying to eligible courses, covering a 25% or 50% fee remission.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

International student

Total value

25-50% fee remission

Applicable study areas

Architecture, building and planning

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 4

  • Eligibility & selection criteria
    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled as a full-time student in an eligible postgraduate coursework degree
    • obtain and hold a valid visa (as determined by the Department of Immigration)
    • meet the satisfactory academic performance requirements for each semester of the course
    • be available for promotional activities and able to represent the Melbourne School of Design

    Eligible courses

    • Master of Architecture
    • Master of Architectural Engineering
    • Master of Construction Management
    • Master of Landscape Architecture
    • Master of Property
    • Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage
    • Master of Urban Design
    • Master of Urban Planning

    Selection criteria

    Selection is based on academic merit and will be offered to students with highest ranked entry score (calculated based on University of Melbourne admissions policy and procedures) as well as other requirements (i.e. Portfolio and personal statement).

What are the benefits?

A 25% or 50% fee remission scholarship.

Interested in an undergraduate Melbourne Scholarship? Register now

Get more on scholarships and other information to help you succeed at the University of Melbourne.

or call 13 MELB (13 6352)
International: +61 3 9035 5511

For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners’ websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.

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