The 2017-2018 Fulbright Irish Awards

The Fulbright Commission & the Marine Institute offered 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 was 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.  The Fulbright Irish Student Awards are grants for Irish citizens, or E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years, to complete postgraduate research in the United States for a period of 4 months / 1 semester, up to 1 year.

Further information:

  • Fulbright hosted a Webinar giving an overview of the Awards on offer at 1pm on Tuesday 13th September 2016.
  • Fulbright Award Managers can be reached at or by phone on +353 1 660 7670 to answer queries

Closing date for applications was 28th October 2016. Further details are available on the Fulbright website.




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