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Call for applications: Fulbright Travel, Specialist Awards

Fulbright New Zealand invites applications for its first round of short-term NZ-US exchange awards for 2013. 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 academic experts in ecological restoration of offshore islands, forensic science, and human digestive health, who will present their work at conferences and university 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. Recent grantees will present their research into traditional Māori food crops, indigenous understandings of wellbeing, and indigenous and minority school achievement, at various US universities.
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 Massey University, Unitec Institute of Technology, the University of Waikato and the University of Otago, who will host specialists in information technology in emergency management, family violence and sexual abuse prevention, and business law.
www.fulbright.org.nz/awards/nzinstitution/specialist

Applications for each of these awards close at 5:00pm on 1 April 2013. See www.fulbright.org.nz/awards or contact Ron Mitchell at Fulbright New Zealand for further information - ron@fulbright.org.nz / (04) 494 1500

Note that we have changed our application closing dates for these awards. From this year onwards there will be two award rounds annually, closing 1 April and 1 August.

ENDS

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