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FULBRIGHT-CREATIVE IRELAND PROFESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP

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  • Professional fellowship
  • Ireland to U.S.
  • 3-12 months
  • For Irish/E.U. citizens

DESCRIPTION

The 2022-2023 Irish Awards applications will open on Monday August 30th and close on Friday October 29th, 4pm.

-> Request guidelines and application form

Professionals with at least seven years’ experience working in the creative, cultural or heritage sector are invited to apply for the 2021-2022 Fulbright-Creative Ireland Professional Fellowship.

Candidates can select their preferred U.S. host institution and must have the capacity to spend a minimum of three months and maximum of six months in the USA. Preference will be given to those who do not already have extensive experience in the U.S.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must have seven years’ professional experience in the creative, cultural or heritage sector (no PhD required)
  • Must have the capacity to spend at least 3 months in the U.S.
  • Must be an Irish Citizen, or E.U. citizen living in the Republic of Ireland for the past 3+ years
  • Must not be a dual U.S.-Irish citizen, green card holder, or currently living in the U.S., or already have extensive experience of studying or living in the U.S.
  • Must possess leadership qualities and potential
  • Must demonstrate rationale for undertaking project in the U.S.
  • Must have a clear understanding of what it means to be a Fulbrighter

HOW TO APPLY?

Request guidelines and application form.

FUNDING DETAILS

  • Award is funded by Creative Ireland and the Fulbright Commission.
  • Monetary grant, plus accident and emergency insurance, cultural and professional programming, and J-1 visa administration.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU SHOULD KNOW?

  • Candidates should reach out to their U.S. host institution of choice and secure a letter of affiliation
  • Preference will be given to candidates who do not have extensive experience in the U.S.
  • 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.