Skip navigation


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

Latest news

a picture of an alarm clock on a peach and turquoise background
04 March 2021

Closing soon

2022 scholarship applications close on 31 March.

Get moving now to apply for a Sir Roland Wilson or Pat Turner scholarship.

10 February 2021

PhDs: Elegance or Mayhem? Reflections one year in

I can no longer say with any certainty what I thought a PhD would be like before I began. The way I see the world has changed.
a neon sign that reads 'think about things differently'
28 January 2021

Consider your ‘why’ when applying for a scholarship.

SRW scholarship applications are now open, but there are important things to consider for your application.

Email icon

Keep updated with news and events

Star icon

Invest in policy research and developing future public service leaders

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.