At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Coursework
Postgraduate Research
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens
International student

The McDonnell Academy for International Scholars provides full tuition for study in a doctoral or master’s degree program at Washington University in St. Louis (for up to five years); a 12-month living stipend of US$28,000 for each year that the scholar is making satisfactory progress toward a degree; a one-time travel allowance of up to $750 for travel to St. Louis for a period of study as an Academy scholar; and travel support for one or more extended trips to a partner institution of the Academy.

Award value:
Applications open: 
8 November 2017
Applications close: 
31 January 2018
  • Eligibility

    Applicants to the McDonnell Academy must be a graduate of a partner university – which includes the University of Queensland. Applicants must also apply to one of a select group of full-time doctoral or master’s degree programs

    The McDonnell International Scholars Academy considers applicants who are accepted into the following Washington University in St. Louis programs:

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy provides graduate and professional students from university partners around the world (including UQ) with an extraordinary educational experience and generous funding to study at Washington University in St. Louis.
Award benefits: 
Ambassador role