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Fulbright AWARDS FOR PROFESSIONALS

QUICK GUIDE

  • Professionals
  • 2 weeks to 12 months
  • Ireland to U.S.
  • For Irish/E.U. Citizen

DESCRIPTION

The Fulbright Program in Ireland supports candidates with relevant professional experience to undertake non-commercial research or
lecture at academic or related Institutions in the USA.

The following Fulbright Irish Awards are open to Professionals:

ELIGIBILITY

  • Association with globally renowned Fulbright Program, operating in 155 countries worldwide. The Program was founded 70 years ago and is the most prestigious U.S. educational exchange program.
  • Fulbright Awards are an accessible way for professionals to build long-term relationships and nurture future collaborations with host institutions in the USA and globally, through international Fulbright Commission and Alumni Association networks.
  • Fulbright Scholars and their work are promoted by the Fulbright Commission in Ireland, the Fulbright Program in the U.S., the U.S. Department of State, the Irish Government, U.S. host institutions and Alumni Associations. This activity helps develop professional profiles associated with excellence and prestige, creating life-long relationships.

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the above criteria, you can then register your interest to be notified when the awards are open, typically awards open on August 31st.

Once the awards are open, we can then send you a link to the online application system and the Irish application guidelines.

FUNDING DETAILS

Monetary grant, plus accident and emergency insurance, cultural and professional programming, and J-1 visa administration.

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE:

  • All successful applicants must comply with the two-year home rule, which means that awardees will not be eligible for U.S. residency or a visa until the two-year home rule in Ireland is complete.
  • Applications targeting Big Data, Sustainable Development or Diaspora are particularly welcome.