Updates to the Fulbright New Zealand website description now mention New Zealand artists
Since we last visited the Fulbright New Zealand website around Feb 2011, there has been a change in its description. The text has been enhanced to include the following:
We offer scholarships for New Zealand and American graduate students, academics, artists and professionals to study, research, teach or present their work in each otherâ’s countries
What caught our attention is the inclusion of not only academics and professionals, but also artists that can now participate in this exchange.
Here’s an example of one such scholarship, it is called the Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar Award and its description says that it is directed toward a New Zealand artist (or academic or professional) to provide lectures and conduct research at a US institution in the field of indigenous development.
In order to view this or other such opportunities, you need to select the tab called ‘The Awards’ from the main Fullbright New Zealand website and then choose ‘Awards for New Zealand Academics, Artists, and Professionals’ section on the left.
We are pleased to see this long-standing scholarship program becoming bilateral and diverse and would hope to see it being enhanced this way in the many countries where it is being offered.
Updated list of countries where Fulbright is being offered