Seelye Fellowships - Information for applicants

Visiting Fellowships -2018

The Ralph and Eve Seelye Charitable Trust Fund provides for Visiting Fellowships in any Faculty or Large Scale Research Institute of the University. These awards aim to attract outstanding overseas and local academics and other leading international authorities to Auckland to work with colleagues in the University and to present public lectures and seminars.

Value of Visiting Fellowship

Each Fellow will be awarded a grant which must be used to cover accommodation, general and travel expenses. Grants are expected to be in the range of $10,000 to $20,000. Nominations must be accompanied by a provisional budget and all expenditure should be accounted for in the report submitted on completion of the Fellowship.


The applications will close on 31 October 2017 for grants to be awarded for the period 2018 All Applications will need to be submitted electronically by 31 October 2017 through the Research Funding Module (RFM). The link to the University web page with information, user guides and access to RFM is:

Contact your faculty or the Research Office at for assistance with using the RFM.

Contact Pramilla DaSilva on on ext 88113 for any enquiries about the Seelye Fellowships.

Information for applicants
Read the regulations governing the Fellowships
Download the nomination form
Dr. Eva Ruth Seelye's Obituary