Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar Award
The Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar Award is for a New Zealand academic, artist or professional to lecture and/or conduct research at a US institution in the field of Indigenous development. One award valued at up to US$37,500 is granted each year, towards three to five months of lecturing and/or research. Applications close 1 October annually.
This award is offered in partnership with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) the Māori Centre of Research Excellence funded by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and hosted by the University of Auckland.
The award is available for study or research that fits within and contributes to the one of the NPM’s research priorities and themes and for individuals currently affiliated with a NPM formal partner. This award is not intended for the main purpose of studying for American degrees, completing doctoral dissertations, or attending conferences.
Funding (including travel) for grantees receiving full income from their home institution ranges from US$15,000 for 3 months or up to US$27,000 for 5 months.
Funding (including travel) for grantees receiving no or partial income from their home institution ranges from US$21,000 for 3 months up to US$37,500 for 5 months. These ranges start with base funding for the grantee and increase to amounts including additional funding for dependents.
Read about Dr Rangi Matamua’s rich and rewarding Scholar experience, undertaking research and making global connections with fellow indigenous researchers – all while enjoying the cultural exchange experience with his family.
Click below to read more about previous Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholars.