Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships (Harvard)

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships (Harvard)

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Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Australia for graduate study in any field at Harvard University during academic year 2021-2022.

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.

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 first or higher degree and will graduate in the academic year 2020-2021; OR have completed a degree and graduated no earlier than 2016. Please note that persons who graduated before 2016 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.

Further Information
Current UNSW students must apply via the Manager, UNSW Scholarships (Ms Leah Crestani).

Each Applicant 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 19 January 2021 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.

Please see Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships website for more information about the scholarship and details of how to apply for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Graduates and former UNSW students should apply directly to the Committee on General Scholarships at Harvard University. These applicants should contact Rebecca Lock to inquire about the deadline and procedure:

Rebecca Lock
Committee on General Scholarships
Harvard University
14 Story Street, 3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: 617-496-9367