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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.

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

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

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-Environmental Protection Agency (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 Geological Survey Ireland (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 Teagasc Award in the areas of agriculture, forestry, or food.

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 Notre Dame LLM Award for general Law Program at University of Notre Dame

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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