Posts by Emma Loughney

Looking to the future, Fulbright Awardees will shine a light on urgent international research issues

PRESS RELEASE Thursday 11 June 2020:  Minister Ciarán Cannon T.D. will announce the 2020-2021 cohort of Fulbright Irish Awardees at an online celebration today. At a time when international education programmes face huge challenges, the enduring Fulbright Programme will support thirty-six remarkable academics, professionals and students from Ireland to go to the USA and collaborate with their U.S. counterparts. Looking to the future,…

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COVID-19 Updates

We understand that this situation is difficult for everyone. The Fulbright Commission in Ireland is fully focused on supporting our U.S. and Irish Fulbrighters via email and phone. Please note that we cannot respond to social media queries at this time. For participants in need of immediate assistance please contact us at awards@fulbright.ie and we will be in direct contact…

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Five €1000 Grants available for Fulbright Alumni Projects in 2020

The Fulbright Commission in Ireland is offering five €1000 grants to support Fulbright Alumni projects and events taking place before September 2020. All Irish and U.S. Fulbright Alumni in Ireland are welcome to apply. Proposed projects and events should be relevant to the applicant’s professional activities and have an Ireland-U.S. focus. We particularly welcome impactful…

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Unique Opportunity to Study Civic Engagement in the USA this Summer!

Unique Opportunity to Study Civic Engagement in the USA this Summer!  Applications now open to Undergraduate Students in Ireland Monday, 25th November 2019: Undergraduate students in Ireland are invited to apply for Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for European Students. The successful candidates will travel to the USA in June 2020 to examine Civic…

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Diverse Scholarship Opportunities in the USA: 2020 Fulbright Irish Awards Launched!

PRESS RELEASE IRISH TRANSLATION BELOW Wednesday 28th August 2019: The 2020-2021 Fulbright Irish Awards were launched today with an application deadline of 31 October 2019. The Fulbright Program provides opportunities for passionate and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals from all backgrounds to undertake programs and collaborate with experts in the USA. Fulbright’s mission…

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Fulbright Scholars get ready to set sail on The World!

Monday 29th August 2019: The planet’s largest private residential yacht The World docked in Dublin Port on Friday and provided a spectacular venue for a concert celebrating the lasting connections created by Fulbright. Jack Pinkowski and his wife Monica generously hosted a tour and cocktail reception aboard the yacht for this year’s Fulbright Irish Awardees…

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From Cybersecurity and Climate Action, to the significance of the Harp…

(IRISH LANGUAGE VERSION BELOW) Ireland-U.S. Education Exchange Supports Innovative and Diverse Research Friday 14th June 2019: The Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Niall Burgess and Chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Ireland, Mr Reece Smyth, are pleased to announce 36 Fulbright Irish Awardees for 2019-2020. Recipients were presented with Awards…

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RCSI advances US connections through Fulbright PhD Scholarships Scheme

RCSI, in partnership with the Fulbright Commission, has announced two four-year scholarships for US candidates to complete their PhDs at the RCSI campus in Dublin. The scholarships will provide for full coverage of PhD costs and travel support. This initiative builds on RCSI’s existing partnership with the Fulbright Commission, which has enabled junior and senior…

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Job Vacancy: Executive Assistant

Job Vacancy: Executive Assistant part-time (2.5 days per week) The Fulbright Commission is seeking to appoint a part-time (2.5 days per week) Executive Assistant for a 12 month contract period from Mid-April 2019. The Position Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the successful candidate must: Have a minimum of three years’ experience in a PA…

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Fulbright Prize for International Understanding

The 2018 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding was awarded to Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, in a ceremony taking place at the AXICA Congress and Convention Centre on January 28, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. With this award, the Fulbright Association honors Chancellor Merkel for her remarkable, compassionate leadership and her strong commitment…

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