Call for applications - Fulbright Travel and Specialist Awards
Fulbright New Zealand invites applications for its first round of short-term NZ-US exchange awards for 2011. The following awards are available for exchanges to 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 school leadership, physical education, anthropology, tobacco regulation and organ donation/transplantation, and a postdoctoral student in forensic science.
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.
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 NZ$8,400 plus travel expenses, 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 Victoria University of Wellington, who are currently hosting marine genetics expert Pat Gaffney from the University of Delaware.
Applications for each of these awards close at 5:00pm on 1 April 2011. See www.fulbright.org.nz/awards or contact Kameswari Vanka at Fulbright New Zealand for further information - firstname.lastname@example.org / (04) 494 1500