Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Awards

Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Awards are for New Zealand graduate students to undertake postgraduate study or research at US institutions in fields related to science and innovation.

For more information visit Fulbright.


Approximately eight awards are granted annually, valued at up to US$40,000 (plus NZ$4,000 travel funding) for up to one year of study or research in the US.

Students undertaking multi-year Masters or PhD degrees have the opportunity to apply for additional funding of up to US$30,000 towards their second year of study.

Closing Date

1 August

Special Selection Criteria

PhD study in the USA


  • Available to New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students