2020 Fulbright Grantees Announced

Fulbright NZ has announced the 2020 cohort of Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Award Grantees and included in this NZ-wide grantees list are NPM researchers.

Professor Huia Jahnke (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Hine) from Massey University is a Principal Investigator with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and will research the nature of Indigenous community/higher education partnerships and resultant strategic initiatives at University of California, Los Angeles and the Salish-Kootenai Tribal College, Montana.

Dr Tyron Love (Te Ātiawa) from the University of Canterbury and Associate Investigator with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga will examine the exclusion and exploitation of Indigenous academics in universities at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

The 2020 Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar is Dr Haki Tuaupiki (Waikato, Ngāti Tūwharetoa) from the University of Waikato who will conduct research at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and the Imiloa Astronomy Center about the record of traditional Māori and Hawai’ian navigation and voyaging embedded in oral arts and literature.

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 and is valued at US$37,500.

This scholar award is now open for applications once again, as is the Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Graduate Award which is for a promising New Zealand graduate student to undertake postgraduate study or research at a US institution in the field of Indigenous development and valued at US$40,000. Please submit your applications online here.