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Open Global Opportunities

Closes: 31 January 2021

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy provides the network with which Washington University in St. Louis incubates new ideas and mentors future leaders. The scholarship covers full tuition as well as a monthly stipend.
Closes: 15 February 2020

The Prince Faisal bin Fahad Award is an international research grant program targeted at sports research projects related to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Award will allow researchers to apply for funding of USD$80,000 to $120,000 to support their research. A total of USD$1M will be awarded.
Closes: 31 March 2021

The Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarships supports young Australians to undertake graduate study at the world’s best universities and colleges (e.g. Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Harvard, Princeton, Bologna etc.) for up to two years (and in select cases up to three years). Up to 15 scholarships will be awarded in 2021.

Closes: 6 July 2021

The Australian–American Fulbright Commission promotes educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. A range of scholarships are available, including for pursuing postgraduate study or postdoctoral positions.
Under this programme, PhD students from outside Singapore will spend a minimum of one to a maximum of two years at A*STAR Research Institutes in Singapore under the joint supervision of the staff of the A*STAR Research Institutes and the overseas universities.

Closed Global Opportunities

Opens: TBC

The Australian Academy of Science invites expressions of interest from junior scientists who are no more than 30 years of age at time of application, to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States of America. Open to current PhD, final year master's or honours students.
Opens: TBC

The PwC Innovation Challenge asks postgraduate students (coursework and research) to prepare a three-minute video response to a challenge posed by international consulting firm PwC on a topic faced by the international workforce for the chance to win a tailored employability experience and trip to Dubai.
Opens: TBC

ICETEX Postgraduate Scholarships program, led by the Colombian Embassy, allows foreigners to study in Colombia in Semester 1, 2020. The ICETEX Scholarship covers tuition costs, a monthly stipend, set-up costs, health insurance, visa costs, and contributions towards books and incidentals.
Opens: TBC

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Opens: TBC

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship program provides grants to students enrolled at Australian universities for a three-month research internship at a Swiss University. Bachelors and masters students enrolled at UQ are encouraged to apply.
Opens: November 2020

A Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is a unique opportunity to study for a two-year Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth. Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change and find solutions to the shared challenges we face – both in their home countries and those that host them.
Opens: TBC

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program is a prestigious scholarship scheme that provides an opportunity for high-achieving Australian undergraduate students to undertake study and work placements, for one or two semesters, in host locations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Opens: TBC

The John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership. Each year the Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Australian graduates to enable them to study abroad at the world's best universities, appropriate to their career paths.
Opens: TBC

The QUEX program aims to recruit the very best students, to work across the University of Exeter and The University of Queensland, towards joint degrees. The scheme pays full fees and a stipend, as well as a generous training and travel fund.
Opens: TBC

The Westpac Scholars program supports exceptional individuals to undertake postgraduate study at one of Australia's leading universities. Valued at up to $120,000 over, typically, 2-3 years, scholarships will be awarded annually for research or coursework studies at graduate level.
Opens: TBC

Each year, there are nine Scholarships available in Australia to enable outstanding students — chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service — to study at the University of Oxford. Applicants from UQ may direct their enquiries to qldrhodesscholarship@uq.edu.au.
Opens: TBC

Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.
Opens: TBC

Work in Singapore on a Nanyang Assistant Professorship in 2021, funded and supported on a generous salary to commence a tenure track appointment. UQ early researcher opportunity in Singapore on a research grant, valued up to $1 million Singapore dollars.
Opens: TBC

High-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate degree at Stanford University in any field.
Opens: TBC

Cambridge Australia Scholarships (CAS) provides scholarships for Australian graduates to undertake Masters and PhD studies at the University of Cambridge, England. To be eligible, all applicants must have first been accepted to attend the University of Cambridge in their chosen course.
Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships
Opens: TBC

Up to three Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Australia for graduate study at Harvard University in academic year 2021-2022. Knox Fellows are selected through a rigorous competitive process on the basis of academic excellence, strength of character, and potential for leadership in their field.