What are they?

What are they?

The application period for 2020-2021 Irish Awards is now closed. The 2021-2022 Irish Awards will open in August 2020.

The Fulbright Irish Student Awards are grants for Irish citizens, or E.U. citizens resident in ROI for 3+ years, to complete postgraduate research in the U.S. for a period of 4 months, up to 1 year.

Fulbright Student Awardees can go to the U.S. to:

  • complete a Masters or PhD (degree-seeking award) at a U.S. institution.
  • conduct research as part of a current postgraduate program in Ireland or the E.U.; visiting researcher awards.

Preference will be given to visiting researcher applicants in the latter stages of their PhDs.

What Awards are Available?

Fulbright General Award for ALL DISCIPLINES General Awards open to all disciplines, except clinical medical studies.

The following Fulbright Sponsored Student Awards are also available:

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship Exploratorium to complete short-term research at the Exploratorium, San Franscisco

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Awards Fellowship Harry Ransom Center to complete short-term research at the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Museum Fellowship Smithsonian to complete short-term research at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland Award in all fields that will develop new technologies and processes and ultimately may lead to job creation and increased exports

Fulbright-EPA Award in the areas of water, climate change, and sustainability. Proposals are particularly welcomed that will create linkages to government bodies or private companies that are working on environmental protection issues and will reach beyond academia

Fulbright-GSI Award in Geoscience This includes but is not limited to geological and marine mapping, geological processes, Earth observation, groundwater, raw materials and minerals, public perception of Earth resources.

Fulbright-Maurer School of Law LL.M. Award allows recipients to specialize in one of six areas of expertise or to design their own LL.M. curriculum.

Fulbright-Teagasc Award in the areas of Agriculture, Forestry, or Food

Fulbright-University of Notre Dame Student LL.M. Award in International Human Rights

Associated Award Penn Law School offers a partial tuition waiver for Fulbright Awardees

Associated Award Florida Polytechnic University offers a Graduate Assistantship to a Fulbright Awardee undertaking a Masters in one of their STEM Programs

Associated Award University of Southern California offers opportunities to undertake a USC Master of Science program in an engineering or computer science discipline, or an Engineering PhD program in a broad range of disciplines

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