Coming to Ireland
The Fulbright Awards provide grants for U.S. citizens to research, study, or lecture in Ireland.
The Fulbright Program is the largest of its kind in the United States, awarding more than 800 fellowships annually. Over 400 different types of opportunities are available to teach, research and conduct professional projects in more than 135 countries. Whether you are higher education faculty and administrators, or, professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, and independent scholars outside of the academy, the Fulbright U.S. Program has international opportunities to fit your needs and further your goals.
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 over the course of 1 year
- Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for U.S. citizens to undertake research / lecturing in Ireland for a period of 2-12 months
- Fulbright U.S. Specialist Awards allow Irish institutions to bring U.S. citizens to Ireland for a period of 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 allow institutions to bring a U.S. scholar currently in a European country, to Ireland for up to one week for lecturing or collaboration
The Ireland-United States [Fulbright] Commission for Educational Exchange, also provides non-Fulbright grants for Americans to travel to Ireland to study the Irish Language.
- Gaeltacht Summer Awards allow U.S. citizens who are Irish Language Learners & Teachers in the U.S., to spend 2-6 weeks studying Irish in the Gaeltacht.