IRISH STUDENT AWARDS
What are they?
Please note that the application deadline for the 2018-2019 Fulbright Irish Student Awards has been extended to 6 November 2017, see the Deadline tab above for further information.
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 Awards Fulbright Irish Student Awards are open to all disciplines, except clinical medical studies. Please note that the only LL.M. applications that will be considered for this cycle are those for the LL.M. Awards listed on this page.
The following Fulbright Sponsored Student Awards are also available:
Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship Exploratorium Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship to complete short-term research at the Exploratorium, San Franscisco
Fulbright-Creative Ireland Fellowship Harry Ransom Center Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship to complete short-term research at the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas
Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship Smithsonian Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship to complete short-term research at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.
Fullbright-Enterprise Ireland Student Award The Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland Award in Innovation, including new technologies that will lead to job creation and increased exports
Fulbright EPA Award 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 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 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-Teagasc Award Fulbright Teagasc Award in the areas of Agriculture, Forestry, or Food