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American Australian Association (AAA)

David Nason Journalism Scholarship

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20000 AUD
2 countries
31 Mar 2024
Application deadline


The American Australian Association established its Graduate Education Fund in 2002 to provide much needed financial support and assistance to American and Australian individuals to undertake innovative and transformational Masters, Ph.D. or Postdoctoral study and research in each other’s countries respectively. 


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



US $20,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses
  • accommodation
  • travel expenses
  • other


David Nason was an Australian news, print and TV journalist covering stories as varied as sports, politics and war time coverage. In his honor, the Nason family created the David Nason Journalism Scholarship in partnership with the AAA.

Applicable programmes


The Scholarship will award one student up to US $20,000 to support travel, living, tuition or any other associated educational or project costs. This scholarship may be used in conjunction with other sources of funding.


  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident (dual US citizens/permanent residents are not eligible);
  • Be undertaking or have an offer to undertake Graduate level study (Masters, Ph.D. or Postdoctoral Research) at an accredited educational institution in the US, and studying full-time for a minimum of one year; or
  • Have an official agreement/offer to work with a media outlet to pursue an investigative project in the US for a minimum of 3-months.
  • An Australian digital, print, broadcast or multimedia journalism student to undertake Graduate level study at an accredited US educational institution for a minimum of one-year.
  • An Australian journalist with 5-7 years of work experience to undertake an investigative project with a media outlet in the US.

Scholarship requirements




2 countries


2 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

31 Mar 2024

Australia to USA: Open for application on January 1 to March 31.


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