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Fulbright Marine Institute Awards 2020-2021

The Fulbright Irish Scholar Awards are grants for Irish citizens, or E.U. 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 months up to 1 year. Applicants can choose one of the following four categories of Fulbright Scholar Awards:

  1. Lecturing: If the primary purpose of the project is to teach or team-teach at least one full semester course. Applicants will be required to submit course syllabi
  2. Research: If the primary purpose of the project is to conduct research. Applicants will be required to submit a research bibliography
  3. Lecturing/Research: If the project will include significant portions of both lecturing and research as defined above. Candidates will be required to outline both activities in their project statement, as well as submit course syllabi and a research bibliography
  4. The Fulbright-HRB HealthImpact Award allows professionals to undertake research or professional development

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 31st October 2019.

Expiration Date: 
Déardaoin, 31 Deireadh Fómhair, 2019