NPM grant Type
Opening and Closing Dates2023 Feb 14 to 2023 Mar 31
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is New Zealand's Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) funded by New Zealand’s Tertiary Education Commission and hosted by The University of Auckland. Our mission is to grow and enhance excellent Māori researchers and Māori-led research that together build the foundations for flourishing Māori futures. Our research is focused on bringing positive change and transformation to Māori, the nation, and the global Indigenous community. The Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) Matakitenga research fund supports impactful research that contributes to our vision of building the foundations for flourishing Māori Futures. This is a Request for Proposals for multi-institutional Māori led research that contributes to specific outcomes and our overall mission as expressed through the NPM Matakitenga Research Framework (view the framework here).
The lead applicant must be a Māori researcher employed at a NPM Partner Entity and be willing to participate in 2-3 NPM organized Rangahau Wānanga designed to synthesize our overall Matakitenga research programme. The team must be multi-institutional and include researchers based at any NPM Partner Entity. We especially encourage applications from new and emerging researchers.
Proposed research activities must be achievable under the governments Red Traffic Light settings. Researchers must follow best practice health and safety practices to keep participants and communities well.
Applicants must be prepared to spend their fully allocated budget by 31st December 2024 and complete all project objectives.
The total funding pool is $600,000 NZD. We expect to support up to 10-12 projects valued between $10-$60k. Proposals for full projects and to seed or scope research are invited.
Friday 31st March 2023 5:00pm
How to apply
Applications are to be submitted through the NPM application portal. The online portal will be open on the Monday 13th February 2023. Application forms and templates are below.
We invite you to register for an information webinar facilitated by the NPM Pou Matarua Co-Directors 1:30pm, Monday 20th February 2022. Please register here.
For application queries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org