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ASSOCIATED AWARD: FLORIDA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

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  • STEM
  • Student
  • Ireland to U.S.
  • Graduate assistantship
  • For Irish/E.U. Citizen

DESCRIPTION

NOTE: Apply through Irish Student ALL Disciplines Award and advise there of your application to Florida Polytechnic University.

-> Request guidelines and application form

The Fulbright Commission and Florida Polytechnic University are offering this unique opportunity for an Irish student to travel to the U.S. to undertake a master degree and Graduate Assistantship in one of FL Polytechnic University’s STEM Programs.
The assistantship includes direct payment for services as teaching and / or research assistant and tuition support. The Fulbright Commission is seeking excellent applicants with strong leadership potential and a commitment to the ethos of being a Fulbrighter.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be an Irish Citizen, or an E.U. citizen who has lived in the Republic of Ireland for 3+ years
  • Must be a prospective postgraduate student with strong academic achievement
  • Leadership qualities / potential and a clear understanding of what it means to be a Fulbrighter are essential
  • Must not be a dual U.S.-Irish citizen, green card holder, or currently living in the U.S.
  • Must not already have extensive experience of studying or living in the U.S.

HOW TO APPLY?

NOTE: Apply through Irish Student ALL Disciplines Award and advise there of your application to Florida Polytechnic University.

Request guidelines and application form.

Contact Mustapha Achoubane, Associate Director International Affairs: machoubane@floridapoly.edu / Tel: +1863-874-8620 for further information.

FUNDING DETAILS

  • Florida Polytechnic will provide a stipend of $9600 per year, out of state fee waiver, tuition support of 9 credit hours and Additional Merit Scholarship.
  • The Fulbright Program will provide a monetary grant, plus accident and emergency insurance, cultural and professional programming, and J-1 visa administration.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU SHOULD KNOW?

  • Successful applicants must comply with the two-year home rule i.e. awardees will not be eligible for U.S. residency or a visa until the two-year home rule in Ireland is complete.
  • This assistantship includes two support elements: direct payment for services as teaching and / or research assistant and tuition support. The direct pay for services is paid as a stipend of $4800 for each semester ($9600) per year.
  • The assistantship provides support during fall & spring semesters and is renewable on a semester by semester basis for up to 2 academic years (depending on academic progress).
  • Tuition support at the in-state graduate student level is available for up to 9 credit hours per semester which allows a student to maintain full time status as a student as they can also take 9+ credit hours.
  • Contact Mustapha Achoubane, Associate Director International Affairs: machoubane@floridapoly.edu / Tel: +1863-874-8620 for further information.