University of Bath

Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships

If you are a postgraduate student wanting to study for a period of time at an Australian university, you can apply for this scholarship.

Each year the Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships Trust invites applications from UK postgraduate students and academic staff members for scholarship and fellowship awards tenable in Australia.

They also invite applications from Australian postgraduate students and academic staff members for scholarship and fellowship awards tenable in the United Kingdom.

Financial support

If you are chosen for this scheme, you will get up to:

  • £4,000

Eligibility

Scholarships

To apply, you must:

  • be registered as a postgraduate student at UK or Australian university
  • be a resident of the UK or Australia
  • normally have at least an upper second class honours degree.
  • be able to take up the award by 31 July 2019

Fellowships

To apply, you must:

  • be registered as a postgraduate student at UK or Australian university
  • be a resident of the UK or Australia
  • have a good postgraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • be able to take up the award by 31 July 2019

How to apply

Complete the application form, which needs to be completed in one sitting and cannot be saved part-way through. Please have all your information and documents ready before beginning.

The application should include:

  • a completed application form
  • a curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages, including footnotes and references)
  • a statement of the research project or programme of study (max. 2 pages) and where it is to be carried out
  • the names of two referees
  • evidence of having been accepted by the proposed host institution
  • details of any other awards applied for or received

Applicants must arrange for their referees to send their reports direct to the Menzies Centre. Only online applications and emailed references will be accepted. The Centre does not pursue late references

Find out how to apply for the award