Eligible graduate researchers can now apply to any Australian University as part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) GROW program – Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide.
Universities Australia has recently signed an agreement with the NSF facilitating this collaboration. Further information regarding the agreement is available from Universities Australia. For further information on how to apply, please execute a search for NSF GROW in SPIN or visit the NSF website.
As noted by Universities Australia: ‘In an era of globalization of research excellence, an international research experience is rapidly becoming an integral part of an outstanding graduate education. Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) is a collaboration between NSF, international partners and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide NSF Graduate Research Fellows with expanded opportunities to enhance professional development through research collaborations at top-calibre science and engineering research sites overseas.’
Support is offered for accommodation and basic living expenses for a period of between 3 and 12 months.