The Fulbright Irish Student Awards are grants for Irish citizens, or E.U. citizens resident in ROI for 3+ years, to complete postgraduate research in the U.S. for a period of 4 months, up to 1 year.
Fulbright Student Awardees can go to the U.S. to:
complete a Masters or PhD (degree-seeking award) at a U.S. institution.
conduct research as part of a current postgraduate program in Ireland or the E.U.; visiting researcher awards.
Preference will be given to visiting researcher applicants in the latter stages of their PhDs.
The Fulbright Commission & the Marine Institute are offering a unique opportunity for an Irish PhD candidate or scholar to travel to the U.S. to conduct research in the fields of marine science or marine-related business sector.
The Fulbright Commission is seeking applicants with academic and personal excellence, strong leadership potential and a commitment to being a Fulbrighter. Applications from candidates exploring the following fields are particularly welcome: Marine Sensor Technologies & Observation Systems, Maritime Economics, Marine Spatial Planning, Maritime Law & Security, Renewable Ocean Energy, Marine Biotechnology (including Functional Foods), Marine Environment, Oceanographic Modelling, Shipping, Seafood Safety, Ecosystems-based Fisheries Management, Big Data, and Sustainable Development.
Details on the application process are available on the Fulbright website and specific details on the Marine Institute sponsored awards are also available. Closing date for applications is 6th November 2018.