U.S. Scholar Awards

What are they?

What are they?

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards are grants for American citizens to undertake research or lecturing in Ireland over a period of three to twelve months. The application period for 2020-2021 U.S. Awards is now closed. The 2021-2022 Irish Awards will open in Spring 2020.

There are several types of grants available for scholars or professionals who are interested in coming to Ireland on a Fulbright Award.

The available grants are as follows:

Fulbright All Discipline Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of affiliation with Irish institution for teaching and/or research
  • PhD or relevant experience required

Fulbright Astronomy & Astrophysics Scholar Award

  • Must secure a letter of affiliation from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required

Fulbright Business Administration Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Dublin City University’s Business School
  • PhD required. Open to academics and qualified professionals in the fields of Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management and Organizational Psychology, Management, or Marketing

Fulbright Celtic Studies Scholar Award

  • Must secure a letter of affiliation from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required

Fulbright Computer Science Award

  • Must secure a letter of invitation from LyIT
  • Open to academics only

Fulbright Economics Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from UL
  • Open to academics only

Fulbright Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation

  • Must secure letter of invitation from LyIT
  • Open to academics only

Fulbright Geoscience/Earth Science Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Geological Survey or Ireland
  • PhD required. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Geoscience or a related subject, teaching experience at a third-level institute, a proven track record in research activities – including mentoring students, and a minimum of three peer reviewed publications independent of their Ph.D. supervisor

Fulbright Global Scholars Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from host institution
  • PHD required

Fulbright Inclusive Design and Creative Technology Innovation: Olfactory Research

  • Must secure letter of invitation from host institution
  • PHD required

Fulbright Investigating Impact through Innovative Research Dissemination Scholar Award

  • Must secure a letter of affiliation from University College Cork
  • Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required

Fulbright Material Science and  Engineering

  • Must secure a letter of invitation from the AMBER Research Centre
  • Open to academics only

Fulbright Medical Sciences / Education Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Ph.D., D.Ed. or equivalent. Ten years experience including healthcare settings,
    university/medical or other healthcare school appointment; research active with publishing expertise in this area

Fulbright Social Science and Humanities Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from University College Cork
  • PhD required

Fulbright Strategy - Qualitative Research Methods

  • Must secure letter of invitation from TU Dublin
  • Open to academics only

Fulbright Theoretical Physics Scholar Award

  • Must secure a letter of affiliation from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required

Fulbright Visual Arts Scholar Award

  • Must secure letter of invitation from Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • PhD required. Open to academics and qualified professionals in all appropriate disciplines, but experience working within an institutional photographic department and experience in education and outreach is preferred
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