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Catalyst: Leaders January 2019 - Applications are now open

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Royal Society Te Apārangi has opened the January 2019 Call for Catalyst: Leaders. Catalyst: Leaders supports incoming and outgoing targeted international fellowships for exceptional individuals that cannot be supported through other means.

Catalyst: Leaders provides funding for a number of pre-existing and new sub-programmes. For detailed information please refer to the Catalyst Leaders guidelines availabe below.

Funding Available

Programme

Type

Brief Description

Duration

NZ$ Funding 
(excl. GST)

Awards available per call

Sub-programme

 

 

 

 

International Leader Fellowships Supports exceptional individuals from any country outside New Zealand to catalyse science and innovation capability and capacity in New Zealand for a minimum of 4 weeks per year for up to 3 years 1 to 3 years

Per annum:
$20,000 Stipend

$20,000 Research support

$10,000 Host admin

Up to 3
New Zealand to China Scientist Exchange Programme Supports the development of research linkages with China by enabling New Zealand researchers to visit Chinese research organisations 4 weeks (2-6 weeks) Flights and daily living allowance Up to 10
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship* Supports young and excellent New Zealand postdoctoral researchers doing research in Japan 12 – 24 months Flights, insurance and living allowance Up to 5

* Please note this programme is fully funded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Eligibility

  • The Proposal must be made by a New Zealand-based research organisation or a New Zealand-based legal entity representing a research organisation, unless otherwise agreed by the Society

  • In addition to meeting the general eligibility requirements, the Proposal must meet all specific Sub-Programme eligibility criteria listed in the Guidelines

Closing Date

  • Applications to all programmes close at 5.00 pm (NZST) on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Submit an Application

  • Applications to all programmes must be made to the Royal Society Te Apārangi via the Catalyst: Portal, please contact your Research Office for a URL Link to the Catalyst: Portal.
  • Templates are available for downloading via the Catalyst: Portal, please contact your Research Office for a URL Link to the Catalyst: Portal.
  • Catalyst Leaders Guidelines
  • For inquiries, please contact International.Applications@royalsociety.org.nz