Fulbright Awards 2016-2017: Applications Open

Fulbright Awards 2016-2017 Open to Students, Scholars & Professionals
Funding to study, research, or lecture in the USA

DEADLINE: 4pm Friday October 30th, 2015

1. Fulbright Student Award
Grants in all disciplines, except clinical medical studies, for Irish citizens or E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for 3 or more years to complete postgraduate research or study for a minimum period of 4 months. Applicants can do a full PhD or Masters in the U.S.* or a portion of an ongoing Irish postgraduate degree.
The following sponsored awards are available:
· Fulbright Award supported by the Geographical Survey of Ireland in Geoscience
· Fulbright-CRH Award in Business Studies or Engineering
· Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland Award in Innovation
· Fulbright-EPA Award in Water, Climate Change, or Sustainable Environment
· Fulbright-Marine Institute Award in Marine Science or Business
· Fulbright-National University of Ireland Award
· Fulbright-Teagasc Award in Agriculture, Food, and Forestry
· Fulbright-University of Notre Dame LL.M. Award in International Human Rights Law
· Fulbright-University of Pennsylvania LL.M. Award in Law
*Fulbright Funding is for max 1 year. Other sources of funding need to be considered for degree courses exceeding this.

2. Fulbright Scholar Awards
Grants in all disciplines, except clinical medical studies, for Irish citizens or E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for 3 or more years to complete postdoctoral or professional research or lecturing in the United States. These awards are open to non-academics with five or more years experience in their field. The minimum grant period is three months and the maximum is one year.
The following sponsored awards are available:
· Fulbright Award supported by the Geographical Survey of Ireland in Geoscience
· Fulbright-CRH Award in Business Studies or Engineering
· Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland Award in Innovation
· Fulbright-EPA Award in Water, Climate Change, or Sustainable Environment
· Fulbright-Marine Institute Award in Marine Science or Business
· Fulbright-Teagasc Award in Agriculture, Food, and Forestry

3. Fulbright TechImpact Scholar Awards
Fulbright TechImpact Scholar Awards are grants designed to respond to the potential and pace of ICT and to explore how technology can contribute to a larger social value. The awards are for Irish citizens or E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years to complete postdoctoral or professional non-commercial based research on the impact and application of ICT across all disciplines for periods of two weeks to three months. Preference will be given to candidates who have received their PhD since 2011 and candidates in the areas of education, mobile technology and digital arts, humanities, and culture.
The following sponsored awards are also available to TechImpact applicants:
· Fulbright–University of Notre Dame TechImpact Awards in Language Technology

4. Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Award
The Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship (FLTA) Awards are grants for Irish citizens or E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years with fluent Irish to teach Irish at a U.S. college in over the course of ten months in the United States.

How to Apply?
Applications Must Include:
- Visit www.fulbright.ie and confirm eligibility, then contact Fulbright team as directed on website
- Read and follow the guidelines
- Apply as a student, scholar, TechImpact Scholar or FLTA
- Apply separately to US institution for Masters/PhD program or for research affiliation (except for FLTA Award)
- Personal Information and CV
- Written Statements
- References
- Transcripts
- Samples of work for visual and performing artists

DEADLINE: 4pm Friday October 30th, 2015

The Fulbright Commission | Brooklawn House | Crampton Avenue | Shelbourne Road | Ballsbridge | Dublin 4
P: +353.1.660.7670 | E: info@fulbright.ie | T: @Fulbright_Eire | W: www.fulbright.ie

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