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What are they?

What are they?

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The Fulbright Irish Student Awards are grants for Irish citizens, or E.U. citizens resident in ROI for 5+ years, to complete postgraduate research in the U.S. for a period of 4 months, up to 12 months.

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.

Awards are calculated through the U.S. Dept. of State approved monthly rates and travel costs. Other costs and fees are not provided for in the award unless specifically stated. Applicants should inform themselves of the full cost of attending any U.S. institution.

Preference will be given to:

  • applicants from underrepresented Irish Higher Education institutions
  • applicants to underrepresented U.S. Higher Education institutions
  • applicants with little/no experience of the U.S.

What Awards are Available?

Fulbright Irish Student Awards - All Disciplines Awards are open to all disciplines, except clinical medical studies.


The following sponsored student awards are also available:

Fulbright-Frederick and Anna Douglass Award encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for these awards with the goal of increasing the level of participation of diverse communities in U.S.-Irish exchanges more broadly, and to spread awareness of the Fulbright Program within more diverse communities and those traditionally underrepresented in international exchange.

Fulbright Museum Fellowship Exploratorium to complete short-term research at the Exploratorium, San Francisco.

Fulbright Museum Fellowship Harry Ransom Center to complete short-term research at the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas.

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

Fulbright-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Award in the areas of water, climate change, and sustainability.

Fulbright Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) Award in geoscience and related climate science topics. 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 Teagasc Award in the areas of agriculture, forestry, or food.

Fulbright Notre Dame International Human Rights Law LLM Award area specific Program at the University of Notre Dame.

Associated Award University of Pennsylvania Carey 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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