Fulbright Awards to study, research or teach in the US now open for application
29 September 2015
The Fulbright Commission in Ireland has opened its competition for the 2016-2017 Fulbright Awards.
The awards fund Irish or EU citizens to study, research, or teach in the US and are open to students, scholars and professionals in all disciplines including engineering, business, ICT, the sciences and the arts and humanities.
“In promoting the 2016-2017 Fulbright Irish Awards, we want to reinforce the message that there are opportunities available for students, researchers and professionals across all disciplines to study, research and teach in the US with the Fulbright programme,” said Dr Dara FitzGerald, executive director of the Fulbright Commission
“We seek to actively reach out to institutions, centres and companies promoting the Fulbright opportunity. I am delighted that there is such a breadth of disciplines available for Ireland’s leading students and researchers. I would encourage all applicants who are interested in expanding their knowledge and expertise, sharing new experiences, and crossing cultural boundaries, to apply to become a Fulbrighter,” he added.
The Fulbright Irish General Awards on offer are:
- Fulbright Irish Student Awards for Irish citizens or EU citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years to complete postgraduate research for a period of 4-12 months in the United States
- Fulbright Irish Scholar Awards for Irish citizens or EU citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years to complete postdoctoral or professional research or lecturing for a period of 3-12 months in the United States
- Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship (FLTA) awards for Irish citizens or EU citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years with fluency in Irish to teach Irish and take courses at a US college over the course of ten months in the United States.
Applications are due by 4pm Friday, October 30, 2015, more information can be found on www.fulbright.ie.http://www.engineersjournal.ie/2015/09/29/fulbright-awards-to-study-research-or-teach-in-the-us-now-open-for-application/http://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/fulbright.jpghttp://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/fulbright-300x288.jpgNewseducation,United States