EDU Australia to United States Application
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Study Level Graduate or post graduate
Enrollment Acceptance into a educational institution located in the United States or full time study
Citizenship Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
Fellowships are granted for up to US$40,000, the intent is to support partial costs for 1 year of study in the United States



Fields of Study Supported

  • Business
  • Neurology
  • Geosciences
  • Engineering
  • Pediatrics
  • Mathematics
  • Technology
  • Sciences
  • Sustainability


Application Instructions >


  • 2 Essays I Word limits below
  • Budget
  • 3 Reference Letters I Limit 1000 words
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Affiliation

How to Classify Your Field of Study
Select ONE of the fields listed below
  • Engineering 
  • Medicine
    • includes neurology, pediatrics, biology, pharmaceuticals
  • Sustainability
    • includes business, interdisciplinary studies  
  • Technology
    • includes physical sciences, material sciences, geosciences, mathematics
  • Other
Essays must be uploaded to our site, three are required
  • 1. Career Plans and Financial Need (Limit 500 words)

    Describe your career plans following this research in the United States. Using your budget and other sources of income as reference, discuss how an American Australian Association Fellowship will add to your research and academic plans.

    2. Statement of Purpose (Limit 1,200 words)

    • Outline the goals and objectives of your research/study.
    • Describe the importance of this research/study to your field.
    • Explain why travel to the United States is important for this research/study.
    • If research, explain how you will accomplish it in the time period for which the funding has been requested.
    • Describe how this research/study will add value to Australia and your plans for implementing the expected results. 

Reference Letters

The criteria your referees should address in the reference letter include:

• Strong level of knowledge and potential for future growth in the chosen field;

• Ability to carry out research and think and write analytically;

• Emotional stability, maturity, motivation, and seriousness of purpose;

• Appropriate linguistic preparation and ability to adapt to a different cultural environment;

• A proposed project that is feasible and has merit;

• Likelihood of making a favorable impression as an Australian citizen abroad.


After Submitting an Application
A confirmation email will be sent  to you from the American Australian Association within two weeks acknowledging the receipt of your application. 
In addition you will receive instructions on how to submit your required documents.





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