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Previous Fellows at the Benefit Dinner
 

The Education Program 


Overview 

The American Australian Association launched its Education Fund in 2002 and is currently funded largely through monies raised at our Annual Benefit Dinners and through direct corporate sponsorship. The Education Fund was established to support post-graduate study and research between Australia and the United States and is the largest source of privately funded educational Fellowships between the two countries. 
 
The American Australian Association awards fellowships each year to Australians and Americans for advanced research and study in the United States and Australia respectively. The Fellowships build on existing strong social and economic partnerships and foster intellectual exchange between the United States and Australia.  To date, over 250 Fellows have received awards totaling over US$6 million to pursue studies in critical fields - from key medical research to sustainability - at top institutions such as MIT, Harvard and Princeton. 
   
  • The Association has appointed up to 30 fellows annually 
  • A number of the fellowships are generously sponsored by key corporations and patrons
  • To date, over 250 fellows have received awards totaling over US$6 million to pursue post-graduate studies in critical fields, from medical research to sustainability, at leading academic and research institutions 

 

Recent Fellows

 
2014-2015 United States to Australia Fellows  
  Ian Brennan
Villanova University/ Australian National University
Research Interest: Phylogeography
  Patricia Carroll
University of Washington/ Curtin Institute of Radio 
Astronomy and University of Melbourne 
Research Interest: Radio Astronomy  
       
  Patrick Gentry
Vanderbilt University/ Monash University 
Research Interest: Neuropharmacology
  Maria Nayfa 
Duke University/James Cook University
Research Interest: Population Genomics  
       
  Shana Radford
Portland State University/
University of New South Wales 
Research Interest: International Relations  
  Hillary Smith
Columbia University/ James Cook Univerisity
Research Interest: Marine Biology    
       
  Stephen Young 
University of Colorado/University of Queensland  
Research Interest : Sustainability

Fellowships

The American Australian Association is proud to offer the following fellowships 

Australia to United States
 APSA Congressional Fellowships United States to Australia
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