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Our scholarships build research-informed public policy capability and leadership through postgraduate research and coursework programs, professional development and networking opportunities


Sir Roland Wilson Scholarship

Full pay PhD scholarships for Australian public servants

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholarship

Full pay postgraduate scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian public servants

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Defence Force members
15 June 2022

Looking after the Australian Defence Force

Every year, one in five serving members of the Australian Defence Force experiences poor mental health.
Sir Roland Wilson scholar Katrina Howe
10 June 2022

Improving access to medicines

When a close friend’s cousin with gall bladder cancer defied the odds after being treated with a medicine typically prescribed to treat breast cancer, Katrina Howe was motivated to learn how to make change.
Sir Roland Wilson scholar James Gaetani
03 June 2022

Supporting traditional decision-making

Sir Roland Wilson scholar James Gaetani is investigating how Australia’s public law framework supports traditional decision-making in Indigenous entities.
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The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation is a partnership between The Australian National University, Charles Darwin University and the Australian Public Service.

The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation acknowledges First Australians
and recognises their continuous connection to country, community and culture.