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2023-2024 Fulbright Irish Awards Now Open – Opportunities for Irish students, scholars & professionals in the USA!

Dr Nuala Flood, Raphael Onwunali, Dr Colette Murray, Dr Angela Butler. PRESS RELEASE IRISH TRANSLATION BELOW 2023-2024 Fulbright Irish Awards Launched Today! Wednesday 31st August 2022: The 2023-2024 Fulbright Irish Awards were launched today with an application deadline of Thursday 27th October 2022. The Fulbright Commission is eager to engage and energize Irish students, scholars…

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Statement on Ukraine by Fulbright Commissions in Europe

On behalf of Fulbright Commissions in Europe, we strongly condemn the Russian assault on Ukraine in violation of international law and human rights. We are working with the US Department of State and local US Embassies, and with governmental partners in our host states, to guarantee the safety and security of alumni and grantees. All…

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Call for Expression of Interest: Appointment to the Fulbright Board

The Minister for Foreign Affairs is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people for appointment to the Board of the Ireland-US Commission on Educational Exchange (‘Fulbright Commission’). The Fulbright Programme was established in 1957 and is the only official educational exchange programme between the Governments of Ireland and the United States of America. The…

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Opportunities to Build Strategic Partnerships in the USA  *NOW CLOSED*

*NOW CLOSED*   PRESS RELEASE IRISH VERSION BELOW 2021-2022 Fulbright Irish Awards Launched Today!  Monday 31st August 2020: The 2021-2022 Fulbright Irish Awards were launched today with an application deadline of 2 November 2020. These Awards will provide opportunities for passionate Irish and EU students, scholars and professionals to undertake programmes and collaborate with experts at a U.S. institution or organisation of their choice, from August 2021-August…

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Job Alert: Communications Officer (Maternity Cover) – CLOSED

NOW CLOSED Communications Officer required for Maternity cover in the prestigious Ireland and U.S.A. Fulbright educational exchange Commission. The program liaises with Irish and U.S. education Institutions, the U.S. Embassy. U.S. State Dept. and the Irish Dept. of Foreign Affairs.  The Communications role promotes Awards in each cycle, Fulbright Awardees and Alumni achievements. Social media,…

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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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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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