The Fulbright Commission and the Marine Institute are offering a unique opportunity for an Irish PhD candidate or scholar to travel to the U.S. to research in the fields of marine science or marine related business sector. The Commission is particularly interested in receiving applications for this award from candidates who are exploring:
• Marine Sensor Technologies and Observation Systems
• Maritime Economics
• Marine Spatial Planning, Maritime Law and Security
• Renewable Ocean Energy
• Marine Biotechnology (including Functional Foods)
• Marine Environment
• Oceanographic Modelling
• Shipping, Seafood Safety and
• Ecosystems-based Fisheries Management
Fulbright Irish Awards offer funding and administrative support for Irish citizens and EU citizens (resident in Ireland for 3+ years) to study, research or teach / lecture in the USA for a period of four months or one semester, up to 1 year. The application period is now open with a deadline is 4pm, 28th October 2016.
Details of the 2017-2018 Fulbright-Marine Institute Award to conduct postgraduate research in the US in all fields of marine science or marine-related business sector are available here.
Fulbright staff will hold a Webinar giving general information on the Fulbright Irish Awards at 1pm on 13th September 2016, email emma [dot] loughney [at] fulbright [dot] ie if you would like to register.
Fulbright Ireland Ambassadors are available to give on-campus support, find contact details for the Ambassador on your campus
Fulbright Award Managers can be reached on 01 660 7670 or at awards [at] fulbright [dot] ie to answer application queries.