Fulbright Scholar Program

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11067-AS

Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced (Defence) Science and Technology (DST)

Australia
East Asia and the Pacific

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The Chair will work on a specific research project, and be expected to engage with faculty and students through occasional guest lectures and seminars. They will also explore long-term collaborations and institutional linkages. Scholars are encouraged to collaborate with the host institution and give guest lectures, workshops or short seminars, but should not teach intensive seminars or coursework. Paid work cannot be undertaken in Australia while on a Fulbright Scholarship in accordance with visa regulations.

Applicants must adhere to additional Project Statement requirements outlined in the “Additional Comments” section.

Grant Length
5 to 6 months
Grant Dates

Grants must begin in January/February 2022 in line with the Australian academic year and in order to attend the Orientation Program and Gala Presentation Dinner.

Locations

DST, or a partner research institution for the relevant research program. These institutions include organizations such as CSIRO and Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO), as well as Australia’s major universities (Australian National University, University of Adelaide, University of Queensland, Melbourne University, University of Sydney, University of NSW, University of Tasmania and University of Western Australia, among others).

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geology
Information Sciences/Systems
Mathematics
Medical Sciences
Physics
Public Health
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

While Defence will consider any relevant research proposal, the following areas are key contributors to future defence technology research:

  • Quantum technologies
  • Cyber
  • Human performance
  • Autonomous systems
  • Material sciences
  • Space capabilities
  • Surveillance
  • Medical counter-measures
  • Sensors and hypersonics
Special Features

Fulbright East Asia Pacific Regional Travel Program

Fulbright Scholars in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have the opportunity to apply for funds to support short-term (3-14 days) travel to other countries in the EAP region for activities such as lectures, workshops, graduate or faculty seminars, master classes or recitals, curricular advising or panel presentations. EAP Regional Travel Program funding covers transportation only. Regional Travel Program activities/host sites should not be included in the initial Fulbright application. Scholars may pursue invitations for short-term activities in other EAP countries once notified that they have been selected for a Fulbright grant, and may only apply for travel program funds once they have actively started their Fulbright grant in their host country. Scholars on Flex grants are not eligible for the regional travel grant.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Distinguished Chair
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4000
Phone: 
4000

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