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  • Professionals and scholars
  • 2 weeks to 3 months
  • Ireland to U.S.
  • For Irish/E.U. Citizens living in the Republic of Ireland for 5+ years


Fulbright TechImpact Scholar Awards are research grants for Irish citizens or E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for five or more years to complete short-term, non-commercial projects and research in the U.S. for a period of 2 weeks to 3 months. They are designed to respond to the potential and pace of ICT.

The Fulbright Commission is interested in supporting candidates across ALL DISCIPLINES .


  • Must be an Irish Citizen, or an E.U. citizen who has lived in the Republic of Ireland for 5+ years
  • Must have a clear research proposal that demonstrates the pivotal importance of a Fulbright TechImpact Award at this career stage, expected outcomes / impact and an affiliation with a recognized educational institution, research institute, cultural organization, or other approved non-academic institution
  • Leadership qualities and potential are essential
  • Must have a clear understanding of what it means to be a Fulbrighter
  • Must not be a dual U.S.-Irish citizen, green card holder, or currently living in the U.S. and must not already have extensive experience of studying or living in the U.S.


-> Closed for applications


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


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.

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