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Call for applications - Fulbright Awards

Call for applications - Fulbright Travel and Specialist Awards

Fulbright New Zealand invites applications for its second and final round of short-term NZ-US exchange awards for 2014. The following awards are available for exchanges of up to 90 days in the United States of America by New Zealand academics, artists or professionals:

Fulbright New Zealand Travel Awards

These awards, valued at up to NZ$5,000, are for New Zealand academics, artists or professionals to visit the US for 12 to 90 days in order to present their work to American audiences. Approximately twelve awards are offered each year. Recent grantees have included a filmmaker, an artist and academic experts in floral biology, citizen science and water quality, to present their work at conferences and lectures in the US.

www.fulbright.org.nz/awards/nzscholar/travel

Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Travel Awards in Indigenous Development

These awards, valued at up to NZ$5,000, are for New Zealand academics, artists or professionals to visit the US for 12 to 90 days in order to present their work on a theme of indigenous development to American audiences. A small number of awards are granted each year. The most recent grantee, Vince Malcolm-Buchanan (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāi Tūhoe) from the University of Waikato, will present his research into Māori traditions for memorialisation of the dead at the 2015 meeting of the Association of Social Anthropologists of Oceania in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
www.fulbright.org.nz/awards/nzscholar/fulbright-npmtravel

In addition, New Zealand institutions are invited to apply to host visiting American academics, artists or professionals on short-term exchanges to New Zealand:

Fulbright Specialist Awards

These awards, valued at up to US$11,700, are for New Zealand academic institutions to host US academics, artists or professionals for two to six week programmes of lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences or symposiums. Up to six awards are granted each year. Recent recipients of awards to host visiting Fulbright Specialists include the University of Waikato, who last month hosted cyber security expert Corey Schou from Idaho State University.
www.fulbright.org.nz/awards/nzinstitution/specialist

Applications for each of these awards close at 5:00pm on 1 August 2014. See www.fulbright.org.nz/awards

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