Rutherford Discovery Fellowships – announcing the 2022 funding round and virtual roadshow
The 2022 Rutherford Discovery Fellowships application portal is now open. Last day for submitting applications is 29 April at 5 PM (NZST).
The Rutherford Discovery Fellowship supports recipients for a five-year term with a total funding of $800,000 (excl. GST). With this scheme, the New Zealand Government is supporting the development of future research leaders, and assisting with the retention and repatriation of New Zealand’s talented early- to mid-career researchers. To be eligible, applicants must:
- have a PhD conferred between 1 January 2014 – 31 December 2019
- be either New Zealand citizens OR be applicants who have continuously resided in New Zealand for at least three months before their application and hold, or are deemed to hold, a New Zealand resident visa.
Rutherford Discovery Fellowship Roadshow
A recorded roadshow and information on virtual FAQ sessions for the Rutherford Discovery Fellowships is also available.