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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards

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 two to twelve months.

How To Apply?

The application period for 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards is now open. The Council of International Exchanges of Scholars manages the application process on behalf of the Fulbright Commission.

Full details on how to apply can be found here.

Deadline

The Application Period for 2018-2019 is now open with a deadline of Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Grants Available

There are a number of different types of grants available for scholars or professionals in their field interested in coming to Ireland on a Fulbright Award. For all grants, the Fulbright Commission is seeking excellent applicants with strong leadership skills and a commitment to the ethos of being a Fulbrighter.

The available grants for 2017-2018 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 Mary Ball Washington Award in American History

  • 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 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 STEAM: Promoting Trans- and Interdisciplinary Research Award

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

Fulbright Telecommunications Award

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

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

 

Full details on each of these grants, including eligibility requirements and the application process, can be found here.

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