Fulbright New Zealand invites applications for its second and final 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:
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 business education, head injury simulation, intercultural theatre and placental health, to present their work at conferences and university lectures 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. The most recent grantee, Simon Bennett (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Tahu) from Massey University Wellington, is currently in the US presenting his research into cognitive behavioural therapy for treatment of depression in Māori at the University of Colorado Denver and a Feel Better Now! workshop in Halibut Cove, Alaska.
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 Waikato, the University of Canterbury and Massey University, to host specialists in writing studies, disability studies and arts-based education.
Applications for each of these awards close at 5:00pm on 1 October 2013.