U.S. Scholar Awards

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What are they?

What are they?

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards are grants for American citizens to undertake research or lecturing in Ireland over a period of three to twelve months.

There are several types of grants available for scholars or professionals who are interested in coming to Ireland on a Fulbright Award.

The available grants are as follows:

Fulbright All Discipline Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of affiliation with Irish institution for teaching and/or research
  • PhD or relevant experience required

Fulbright Business Administration Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Dublin City University’s Business School
  • PhD required. Open to academics and qualified professionals in the fields of Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management and Organizational Psychology, Management, or Marketing

Fulbright Fetal and Neonatal Research Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Cork University Maternity Hospital / University College Cork
  • PhD required. The candidate should have a minimum of 10 years of post-Ph.D. experience and be of the academic rank of Professor or Associate Professor

Fulbright Geoscience/Earth Science Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Geological Survey or Ireland
  • PhD required. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Geoscience or a related subject, at least two years teaching experience at a third-level institute, a proven track record in research activities – including mentoring students, and a minimum of three peer reviewed publications independent of their Ph.D. supervisor

Fulbright Medical Sciences / Education Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Ph.D., D.Ed. or equivalent. Ten years experience including healthcare settings,
    university/medical or other healthcare school appointment; research active with publishing expertise in this area.

Fulbright Visual Arts Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • PhD required. Open to academics and qualified professionals in all appropriate disciplines, but experience working within an institutional photographic department and experience in education and outreach is preferred

Fulbright Global Scholars Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from host institution
  • PHD required

Fulbright Mary Ball Washington Award in American History Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from University College Dublin
  • PhD required. Open to academics only, with teaching experience at college/university level and tenure

Fulbright Social Science and Humanities Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from University College Cork
  • PhD required

Fulbright STEAM: Promoting Trans- and Interdisciplinary Research Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from University College Cork
  • Open to academics only

Fulbright Telecommunications Award with a focus on Physical Technologies

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Maynooth University
  • PhD required. Open to academics only, with teaching experience at college/university level and tenure
Grant Information

Grant Information

For all grants, the Fulbright Commission is seeking excellent applicants with strong leadership skills and a commitment to the ethos of being a Fulbrighter.

If your institution is interested in sponsoring a grant similar to the ones listed above, please contact info@fulbright.ie.

Please see the FAQs for more information.

How to Apply?

How to Apply?

The Council of International Exchanges of Scholars manages the application process on behalf of the Fulbright Commission.

Full details on each of these grants, including eligibility requirements and the application process, can be found here http://www.cies.org/applicants.

Applicants should contact host institutions directly regarding affiliation/admission. For all other queries, please contact awards@fulbright.ie.

 

Deadline

Deadline

The Application Period for 2018-2019 Awards is now closed. The Application period for 2019-2020 U.S. Scholar Awards will open in February 2018.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications earlier than the deadline so they can be checked for completeness and any issues rectified before the deadline.

If all required materials are not in by the deadline your application will be disqualified.

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