Posts by Emma Loughney

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 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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Summer Grants for Undergraduates in Ireland to Study Civic Engagement in the USA

Monday, 17th December 2018: Undergraduate students are invited to apply for Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for European Students. During June/July 2019, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to examine Civic Engagement in the USA. This grant includes airfare, tuition and fees, lodging and meals at the host university, a daily incidentals allowance,…

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TEDxFulbrightDublin 2018 Talks Now Online!

In September 2018, the third TEDxFulbrightDublin took place at the Tivoli Theatre. TED’s mission is to deepen people’s understanding of the world, and TEDx brings this mission to local communities around the globe. Supported by the U.S. Embassy, the Fulbright Commission in Ireland, Geological Survey Ireland and the Irish Fulbright Alumni Association, TEDxFulbrightDublin 2018 featured…

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NCAD Graduate Andrew Wielens works with Bridge Project for TEDxFulbrightDublin 2018 Art Installation in the Liberties

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday 4th September: TEDxFulbrightDublin 2018 takes place at the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin’s Liberties from 12pm on 9th September. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Notion of a Nation’ and talk topics under this theme will include Irish culture, justice, consent, direct provision, environmental sustainability and well-being. In July…

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