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Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships (Harvard)

Up to 3 Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Australia for graduate study at Harvard University in academic year 2020-2021.

Key details

$32,000 per annum
Length of Support
1 year

About this scholarship

Up to 3 Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Australia for graduate study at Harvard University in academic year 2020-2021.

Scholarships are awarded to promote scholarly exchange between the United States and the British Commonwealth and fellows are selected on the basis of academic excellence, strength of character, and potential for leadership in their field.

Knox Fellowships include tuition and health insurance fees plus a stipend of at least $32,000, which is sufficient to cover living expenses of a single fellow for a ten-month academic year.

Please see Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships website for more information about the scholarship and details of how to apply for the 2020-2021 academic year.


Knox Fellowships are open to men and women who:

  • Are citizens of Australia at the time of application and who are normally residing 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 2019-2020; OR have completed a degree and graduated no earlier than 2015. Please note that persons who graduated before 2015 will not be eligible to apply.

Knox Fellowships do not support medical research or other research appointments at Harvard University.

No application will be considered from any student already in the United States.

Candidates from all fields of study are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to degree seeking candidates.

Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Business & Management
Creative Arts
Engineering & Mathematics
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
IT & Computer Science
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
Medical & Health Sciences
Property & Built Environment
Teaching & Education

Selection criteria

Current UNSW students must apply via the Manager, UNSW Scholarships.

Each Applicants will need to supply to UNSW the following documentation:

  • A completed and signed Fellowship Application Form , which is obtainable from the Frank Knox Fellowships website. The application form must be kept in its original format.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Short essay of no more than 1,000 words, which provides an account of the applicant's academic pursuits, intellectual interests, extra-curricular activities, and the reasons for his/her desire to study at Harvard University; the essay should also explain the applicants plan of study at Harvard and his/her future career plans.
  • Certified copies of all academic transcripts.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation.

UNSW Scholarships must receive all applications by 19th January, 2020 and will, after an internal ranking process, forward nominations/applications to the Committee on General Scholarships at Harvard University.

NOTE: Fellowship applicants must also submit an Application for Admission directly to the Harvard graduate or professional school of his/her choice.