What are they?

What are they?

The application period for 2020-2021 will open 0n 28 August 2019 with a deadline of 31 October 2019. Please note that all flyers will be updated by 28 August 2019.

The Fulbright Irish Student Awards are grants for Irish citizens, or E.U. citizens resident in ROI for 3+ years, to complete postgraduate research in the U.S. for a period of 4 months, up to 1 year.

Fulbright Student Awardees can go to the U.S. to:

  • complete a Masters or PhD (degree-seeking award) at a U.S. institution.
  • conduct research as part of a current postgraduate program in Ireland or the E.U.; visiting researcher awards.

Preference will be given to visiting researcher applicants in the latter stages of their PhDs.

What Awards are Available?

Fulbright General Award for ALL DISCIPLINES General Awards open to all disciplines, except clinical medical studies.

The following Fulbright Sponsored Student Awards are also available:

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship Exploratorium to complete short-term research at the Exploratorium, San Franscisco

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Awards Fellowship Harry Ransom Center to complete short-term research at the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship Smithsonian to complete short-term research at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Fulbright-EI Student Award in Innovation, including new technologies that will lead to job creation and increased exports

Fulbright-EPA Award in the areas of water, climate change, and sustainability. Proposals are particularly welcomed that will create linkages to government bodies or private companies that are working on environmental protection issues and will reach beyond academia

Fulbright-GSI Award in Geoscience This includes but is not limited to geological and marine mapping, geological processes, Earth observation, groundwater, raw materials and minerals, public perception of Earth resources.

Fulbright-Marine Institute Award in the area of Marine Science or Business. Applications in Marine Sensor Technologies and Observation Systems, Maritime Economics, Ocean Energy, Marine Biotechnology, Oceanography and Marine Modelling, Food Safety, and Ecosystem-based Management are particularly encouraged.

Fulbright-Maurer School of Law LL.M. Award allows recipients to specialize in one of six areas of expertise or to design their own LL.M. curriculum.

Fulbright-Teagasc Award in the areas of Agriculture, Forestry, or Food

Fulbright-University of Notre Dame Student LL.M. Award in International Human Rights

Associated Award Penn Law School offers a partial tuition waiver for Fulbright Awardees

Associated Award Florida Polytechnic University will offer a Graduate Assistantship to a Fulbright Awardee undertaking a Masters in one of their STEM Programs


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