Scholarship details

Funding Body:

Harvard University


Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships for study at Harvard University 2013 - 2014

Research Areas:

Humanities & Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Sciences & Engineering




Frank Knox Fellowships are available to enable up to three (3) students from Australia to undertake postgraduate study in any field at Harvard University in the US academic year 2013-2014. 

Admission to a graduate or professional School is a prior condition of the award of a Frank Knox Fellowship. Although applicants do not need to have been accepted by the Fellowship closing date, it is vital for the applicant to file an admission application directly with the Harvard Graduate School of his/her choice.


Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens, normally resident in Australia;  AND
  • have completed or will complete a first or higher degree at an Australian university; AND
  • are studying for a degree and will graduate in the academic year 2012-2013, OR have competed a degree and graduated no earlier than 2008.


Applications will not be considered from students who are already in the United States.  Applications will not be considered for undergraduate or postdoctoral study.

Amount awarded:

Tuition and health insurance fees plus a stipend of at least US $26,000, which is sufficient to cover the living expenses of a single fellow for a 10-month academic year.  The award is tenable for up to two years for students in degree programs requiring more than one year of study.

Application guide:

Applications should be submitted to the Australian university at which the applicant is a graduate or student.  Where an applicant has studied at more than one university, the application must be submitted to the one most recently attended.

Application form and information are available from the Harvard web site at  and must be read in conjunction with the University of Sydney instructions (see below).   Please note the University closing date of Friday, 16 November 2012. 

For further information contact Ms Lara Fourro, Scholarships Office, Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building, G02, University of Sydney NSW 2006 (Ph: 02 8627 8115; Fax: 02 8627 8485; Email:  ). The original application form and attachments are to be submitted to the Scholarships Office at the above address by the closing date.   

Applications are assessed and ranked by the University’s Postgraduate Awards Sub Committee and then forwarded to Harvard University.



Closing date:

16 November 2012