Fulbright New Zealand invites applications for its first round of short-term NZ-US exchange awards for 2015. 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:
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 behavioural biology, oral health and corneal imaging, and a theatre director, to present their work at conferences, colloquia, meetings and an arts festival in the US.
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:
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 Auckland, Massey University Albany, AUT University, the University of Waikato and the University of Otago, who will host specialists in a variety of fields.
Applications for each of these awards close at 5:00pm on 1 April 2015.