Graduate Education Fund

Graduate Education Fund

The American Australian Association established its Graduate Education Fund in 2002 to provide much needed financial support and assistance to American and Australian individuals to undertake innovative and transformational Masters, Ph.D. or Postdoctoral study and research in each other’s countries respectively. With more than 350 scholars and alumni and almost US $11 million awarded to date, we are committed to helping advance graduate education, in order to enable our countries most valuable resource – human capital – to unlock creative new solutions to global challenges and improve the quality of life for all citizens.

Graduate Education Scholarships

The Graduate Education Fund provides support of up to US $40,000 to Australian, Indigenous Australian, American and Indigenous American individuals undertaking or planning to undertake full-time Graduate level study (Masters, Ph.D. or Postdoctoral Research) at an accredited educational institution in the Australia to USA direction or USA to Australia direction.

There are two scholarship application rounds offered each year (one in each direction):

Australia to USA: Open for application on January 1 to March 31.
USA to Australia: Open for application on August 1 to September 30.


To make inquiries about these scholarships please contact our Education Team at [email protected] | +1 212 338 6860 x 205.