The Fulbright Awards provide grants for U.S. citizens to research, study, or lecture in Ireland on annual basis.
There are five types of Fulbright grants available to U.S. citizens
- Fulbright U.S. Student Awards for U.S. citizens to complete postgraduate research / study in Ireland for 1 year
- Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for U.S. citizens to undertake research / lecturing in Ireland for 2-12 months
- Fulbright U.S. Specialists allows institutions to bring U.S. citizens to Ireland for a 2-6 weeks
- Fulbright Schuman Awards for U.S. citizens to undertake study, research, or lecturing in the topics of the European Union, E.U. Policies, and E.U.-U.S. Relations
- Fulbright U.S. Inter Country Awards allows interested institutions to bring a U.S. Scholar currently in a European country, on a Fulbright Award to Ireland for up to 1 week for lecturing or collaboration
The Fulbright Commission, in its role as The Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange, also provides non-Fulbright grants for Americans to travel to Ireland to study the Irish Language.
- Gaeltacht Summer Awards are grants to U.S. citizens who are Irish Language Learners & Teachers in the U.S. to spend 2-6 weeks studying Irish in the Gaeltacht. Please note that this is not a Fulbright Award, but a grant from the Ireland-United States Commission for Education Exchange.