The Fulbright Commission, together with the Marine Institute, is offering a Scholarship (up to a maximum of €20k) to carry out marine-related post-graduate or post doctoral research in the US. Applications are sought in any marine science/business related topic. Applications within the following topics are particularly encouraged: Marine Sensor Technologies and Observation Systems, Maritime Economics, Ocean Energy, Marine Biotechnology (incl. Functional Foods), Oceanography & Marine Modelling, Food Safety and Ecosystem-based Management.
Who is eligible?
• PhD Students who are already doing a PhD in Ireland and wish to carry out research in the US for a period of 6-12 months as part of their doctoral study. Apply as a student.
• Post Doctorates – who are currently engaged in research in Ireland and wish to carry out specific work in the US for a period of 3-12 months. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must have been conferred with a PhD within the past 3 years – i.e. if applying for 2013-2014 you would have been conferred no earlier than November 2010. Apply as a scholar.
For further information on eligibility, and how to apply follow the above student/scholar links.
For further information on the Fulbright Program and the role and benefit of being a “Fulbrighter" see www.fulbright.ie.
Deadline is Wednesday 14th November at 15:00