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The New Zealand Government is offering Anzac Fellowships to enable two Australians to undertake programs of work or study in New Zealand in their particular fields for up to twelve months in 1 971 .

Under the Anzac Fellowship Scheme which was instituted by the late Prime Minister, Mr Harold Holt during his visit to New Zealand in 1967, Australia is at the same time offering two awards to New Zealanders to spend up to twelve months in Australia.

The awards are for men and women who have achieved distinction or have shown potential in the professions, primary or secondary industry, commerce, public service or the arts. Australians who have been awarded Anzac Fellowships include a

teacher of agriculture from Queensland, a senior analyst with the N.S.W. Department of Mines, a senior lecturer in agricultural engineering at the University of Melbourne, a grazier from Forbes, N.S.W., a forester from Queensland and a surgeon from Western Australia.

The benefits received by an Anzac Fellow include return air fares to New Zealand, a personal maintenance allowance at the rate of SNZ13.00 per day, allowances for dependants, whether or not they accompany the fellow, part payment of freight costs for household effects and approved travel costs within New Zealand.

Application forms and full details are available from the Department of Education and Science, Box 826, Canberra City, A.C.T. 2601. The closing date for applications is 3 August, 1970.

1 June, 1970