Application for Fulbright Scholarships

Fulbright New Zealand calls for applications to a range of awards for New Zealand academics, artists, teachers and professionals to undertake academic and cultural exchanges to the United States of America. A Fulbright exchange provides life-changing opportunities to gain international experience and advance your career, to explore the US, to share your culture and to make friends and colleagues from around the world. Grantees undertake an exchange to their choice of leading US universities, which are world renowned for their expertise and resources.

  • Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award
 The Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award is for an outstanding mid-career or senior New Zealand visual artist to undertake a ten week residency at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California. One award valued at US$24,000 is granted each year, towards a ten week artist residency. Apply by 26 July

  • Fulbright Specialist Awards 
Fulbright Specialist Awards are for New Zealand academic institutions to host US academics, artists or professionals for lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences or symposiums. Up to six awards valued at up to US$11,700 are granted each year, towards two to six week programmes of activities. Apply by 1 August

  • Fulbright New Zealand General Graduate Award
 Fulbright New Zealand General Graduate Awards are for promising New Zealand graduate students to undertake postgraduate study or research at US institutions in any field. At least six awards valued at up to US$31,000 (plus NZ$4,000 travel funding) are granted each year, towards one year of study or research in the US. Apply by 1 August

See for further information, including the contact details of Fulbright New Zealand programme managers you can speak to about each award.