American Australian Association Graduate Education Fund

Multiple Locations,
Term: Academic Year

Provides funding to support American students seeking postgraduate degrees in Australia

The American Australian Association (AAA) 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 300 scholars and alumni and US $10.5 million invested to date, the AAA is 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.

The Graduate Education Fund provides support of up to US $40,000 to Australian, Indigenous Australian, American and Native 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 country of the other, for a minimum of one-year.

Multiple scholarship opportunities are offered within the Graduate Education Fund. Please see each category page for more information on the eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Fact Sheet

Foreign Language Learning, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Columbia Alumna/us, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Senior, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Postgraduate Degree-Seeking
Multiple Locations,
Australia and New Zealand
Academic Year

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 15, 2021
Application Opens on September 1