Applications are invited for Fulbright New Zealand General Graduate Awards. Awards are available for applicants who plan to undertake full-time postgraduate study or research at a US institution for a period of at least six months.
Funded by the U.S. Government, the Fulbright Programme aims at achieving mutual understanding through the academic and cultural exchange.
Fulbright scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, and a commitment to improving cross-cultural relations through international exchange
Course Level: Award is available for applicants who plan to undertake full-time postgraduate study or research at a US institution for a period of at least six months
Study Subject: These awards are available for study or research in any field not covered by one of our other, field-specific Fulbright New Zealand graduate awards.
Scholarship Award: At least six awards valued at up to US$31,000 (plus $4,000 travel funding) are granted each year, towards one year of study or research in the US.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: To be eligible, you must:
You are eligible to apply for this award if you:
Preference for Fulbright graduate awards is given to candidates who have not previously received a Fulbright graduate award, or had extensive recent experience in the US (ie. have not studied, taught, researched or worked in the US for a period aggregating more than nine months/one academic year during the past five years).
Candidates may not pursue study or research activities that involve direct clinical patient contact. This can extend to the fields of Medical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Psychological Counseling or any other field that requires direct clinical patient contact and/or prescribe or administer medication. Candidates with medical degrees may receive awards for advanced academic study, but not for internships or residencies. Awards shall not authorize activity for which a license to practice medicine or nursing is required.
Nationality: New Zealand citizens are eligible to apply for this award.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have completed the equivalent of four years full-time study at tertiary level and obtained a bachelor’s degree by the time you take up your award, but not yet hold a doctoral degree
English language Requirements:
How to Apply: You must complete and submit an online application by the application deadline;
Note that if the application deadline falls on a weekend or public holiday, the deadline is extended to 5:00pm on the next business day.
Application Deadline: Application deadline is 1 August annually.