Quad Fellowships Are Now Open!

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol47 Issue24 20–24 June 2022

Applications for Quad Fellowships are now open and close 5:00 pm on 30 June 2022 (American Eastern Standard Time). Quad Fellowships are a unique opportunity for Australia’s emerging researchers. Applications can be submitted here or by using the QR code at the bottom of this email.

Benefits of the Quad Fellowship
The Quad Fellowship offers a combination of financial benefits, cross-cultural exchange, networking, and content programming. Quad Fellows will receive a one-time personal award of $50,000 to study in a STEM master’s or doctoral program in the United States. Fellows can also apply for separate, needs-based, funding of $25,000 to support their academic study, subject to conditions.

Eligibility to apply
To apply for the Quad Fellowship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application 
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia, India, Japan, or the United States
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a STEM field by August 2023
  • Have a demonstrated level of superior academic achievement at the undergraduate level

What is the Quad?
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) is a formal diplomatic and security dialogue between Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. Quad partners are committed to working closely with one another in a range of areas, including COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, climate change, cyber security, critical technologies, counterterrorism, infrastructure, and disaster relief. As part of this, Quad partners are committed to building a network of science and technology experts across the partnership.

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