Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Ireland


Select award for detailed information

1 Open Study/Research Award

Award Profile:

Grantee may pursue independent post-graduate research in any discipline including the creative arts or a taught master’s degree.


Grant Period:

Grant period 9 – 10 months commencing August or September 2017.


Candidate Profile:

The Commission is seeking applicants who:

1. Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
2. Demonstrate leadership experience, attributes and, or potential;
3. Outline a strong rationale and feasible methodology for pursuing their project in Ireland that indicates how a Fulbright to Ireland fits into their longer term goals;
4. Demonstrate the benefit of becoming a Fulbrighter; to themselves (personally and professionally), to their discipline, to society, to Ireland, to the Fulbright Program / Commission and to the US when they return;
5. Extend themselves beyond their project / studies to become actively involved in Irish society and the work of the Fulbright Commission.  The Commission is keen to support projects that brings awardees into contact with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly outside of academia, to maximize their academic  / cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the Fulbright Program in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

Affiliation For general research awards, applicants are responsible for establishing their own institutional affiliations and including an initial letter of affiliation in their application. Applicants wishing to study or research in Northern Ireland must apply through the Fulbright Commission in the United Kingdom.  The Fulbright Commission in Ireland can assist with developing projects and identifying relevant host institutions including artist residencies.  Applicants are encouraged to conduct their own initial research into potential host institutions prior to contacting the Commission for advice.  Applications are particularly welcome from candidates

  -affiliated with an academic or cultural institution or non-governmental agency
  -whose projects have a contemporary dimension (e.g. immigration, economics, education, social policy,   etc.)
  -in the fields of science and technology with a particular emphasis on the impact of technology across all disciplines, bio-medical sciences, marine sciences, environmental studies, and agricultural studies / agribusiness.
 

For Degree Seeking students: Applicants will need to apply for admission to a taught Master’s Program offered by one of the following seven institutions as per the relevant university’s admissions procedures.  Applicants are not expected to have a letter of admission at time of application but should indicate which institution / program they are applying to in their applications.  Final offers will be subject to admission to the relevant university.  The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should make initial enquiries with the relevant institution prior to contacting the Commission:

1. Dublin Institute of Technology: the MMus in Performance or the MA in Criminology.
2. Maynooth University: any of the one year Master's Programs offered by the Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy, the Faculty of Science and Engineering or the Faculty of Social Sciences
3. National University of Ireland Galway: any of the one year Master's Programs in the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies.
4. Royal Irish Academy of Music: the Master of Music in Performance and Doctorate of Music in Performance
5. Trinity College, the University of Dublin: any of the advanced degree programs in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences excluding MBAs in the School of Business, Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science and Faculty of Health Sciences
6. University College Cork: any one year taught Master's Program in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, the College of Business and Law, the College of Medicine and Health and the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science.
7. University of Limerick: any of the taught Master's Programs in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

Tuition: The seven institutions above have agreed potential tuition waivers for Fulbright awardees enrolled on the relevant taught Master's Programs, provided that they are selected by Fulbright and accepted to the program in question. For programs not included in the above, the Commission will explore a waiver for the successful grantee. See relevant entries below for the two specific Fulbright Awards at UCC in Creative Writing and Irish Writing & Film. If a waiver is not offered, the grantee is responsible for any tuition costs. Applicants conducting independent research are not normally liable for tuition from Irish institutions. If such fees are levied by an Irish institution, the Commission will explore a waiver for the successful awardee.

Maximum stipend of €15,000. No dependent benefits are paid.


Ineligibility:

Candidates currently residing in the Republic of Ireland are not eligible to apply.


Special Application Instructions:

Applicants must include a timeline of the proposed project in the Statement of Grant Purpose. Please include the proposed start and end month in Ireland.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright/Dublin City University Taught Master's Program Award

Award Profile:

 Grantee may pursue a taught Masters Program that builds on previous academic work or assists in future academic study at Dublin City University (DCU) which is a young, dynamic and ambitious university with a mission to transform lives and societies through its education, research and innovation. Situated on an 85 acre campus three miles north of Dublin’s city centre and 15-mins drive from Dublin airport, DCU delivers more than 120 programs to over 16,000 students each year. DCU’s excellence in education and research is recognised internationally and it is ranked amongst the top 50 young universities worldwide (QS Top 50 under 50, 2015).


Grant Period:

Grant period 12 months commencing September 2017. 


Candidate Profile:

Candidate profile The Commission is seeking applicants who:

1.   Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);

2.   Demonstrate leadership experience, attributes and, or potential;

3.   Outline a strong rationale for pursuing a degree at DCU that indicate how a Fulbright to Ireland fits into longer term goals;

4.   Demonstrate the benefit of becoming a Fulbrighter; to themselves (personally and professionally), to their discipline, to society, to Ireland, to the Fulbright Program / Commission and to the US when they return;

5.   Extend themselves beyond their studies to become actively involved in Irish society and the work of the Fulbright Commission.  The Commission is keen to support projects that brings awardees into contact with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly outside of academia, to maximize their exchange experience and to raise awareness of the Fulbright Program in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: Applicants for the MA in Translation Studies must provide evidence that they have achieved level C1 or above on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages for their chosen language. Specific evidence of English language competence is required for all non-native-speakers of English.

Fluency in Irish is a requirement for applicants for postgraduate programmes where the language of instruction is Irish. These include the MSc i nGnó agus i dTeicneolaíocht an Eolais, the MA sa Ghaeilge (Sochaí agus Teanga), and the Taught MA in Humanities (Gaeilge). Applicants to these programs may be required to take a short Irish test prior to being offered a place.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: No


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

Applicants will need to apply for admission to a taught Master's Program offered by one of the following 3 schools at Dublin City University as per DCU's admissions procedures. Applicants are not expected to have a letter of admission/affiliation at the time of application, but should indicate which DCU program to which they are applying in their applications. Final offers will be subject to admission by DCU.  The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should make initial enquiries with DCU prior to contacting the Commission:


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

Dublin City University has agreed to waive tuition for Fulbright grantees enrolled on a taught Master's Program in one of the 3 schools identified above. For programs not specific to these 3 schools, or run collaboratively with internal or external partners, the Commission will explore a waiver for the successful grantee. If a waiver is not offered, the grantee is responsible for any tuition costs. 


Ineligibility:

Candidates currently residing in the Republic of Ireland are not eligible to apply.


Special Application Instructions:

In the Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select DCU MA Grant from the drop down menu.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright/University College Dublin Taught Master's Program Award

Award Profile:

Grantee may pursue a taught Master’s Program that builds on previous academic work or assists in future academic study at University College Dublin which is ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide.  UCD is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities where undergraduate and education, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic continuum of activity. UCD was established in 1854 by John Henry Newman whose classic work The Idea of a University is one of the most enduring texts on the value of higher education.  With over 5,000 international students from over 100 countries and over 250 exchange partners, UCD is Ireland’s most globally-networked university. UCD is Ireland’s largest university with a purpose-built modern campus, minutes from Dublin city center.


Grant Period:

Grant period 12 months commencing September 2017.


Candidate Profile:

The Commission is seeking applicants who:

1.   Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);

2.   Demonstrate leadership experience, attributes and, or potential;

3.   Outline a strong rationale and feasible methodology for pursuing a degree at University College Dublin that indicates how a Fulbright to Ireland fits into their longer term goals;

4.   Demonstrate the benefit of becoming a Fulbrighter; to themselves (personally and professionally), to their discipline, to society, to Ireland, to the Fulbright Program / Commission and to the US when they return;

5.   Extend themselves beyond their project / studies to become actively involved in Irish society and the work of the Fulbright Commission.  The Commission is keen to support projects that brings awardees into contact with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly outside of academia, to maximize their academic / cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the Fulbright Program in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: Language is English unless student is planning to enroll on the MA in Modern Languages.  Applicants for the MA in Modern Languages must confirm the requirements for language proficiency with the University. 


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: No


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

Applicants will need to apply for admission to a taught Master’s Program offered by one of the following Colleges at University College Dublin, as per UCD’s admissions procedures.  Applicants are not expected to have a letter of admission at time of application but should indicate which UCD program they are applying to in their applications.  Final offers will be subject to admission by UCD.  The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should make initial enquiries with UCD prior to contacting the Commission:

UCD College of Arts and Humanities

UCD College of Business

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law

UCD College of Science

Program Exclusions: Scholarship awards are applicable to full time Masters programs. This excludes the MBA program in the Smurfit School of Business, all joint Master’s programs, clinical programs, online programs and the MSc in Digital Investigation & Forensic Computing.

 


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

Tuition University College Dublin has agreed tuition waivers for Fulbright grantees enrolled on a taught Master’s Programs in one of the Colleges identified above.

Benefits: Maximum stipend of €15,000.  No dependent benefits are paid.


Special Application Instructions:

In the Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select UCD MA Grant from the drop down menu.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright Study/Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane Student Award New

Award Profile:

Grantee will pursue an exciting education curatorial project up to 12 months working with the Hugh Lane team. The project will contribute to the gallery’s strategy and that of Dublin City Council of embedding a culture of continuous engagement between the Dublin City Art Gallery The Hugh Lane and Dublin’s communities. The project will involve working with communities in situ as well in the gallery, establishing and developing strong links between the cultural institution and the communities. Schedules of innovative programs and workshops with structures capable of long term engagement will be investigated and implemented.

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane was established in 1908 and is believed to be the oldest public gallery of Modern Art in the Western World. The founder Hugh Lane with his supporters presented Dublin with a collection of 19th and early 20th century art. Hugh Lane was also a great champion of Irish art and the gallery has the foremost collection of 20th Century Irish art. The collection has grown from 300 works in 1908 to over 2,200 in 2015. The gallery has a vibrant and ambitious schedule of temporary exhibitions, acquisitions and education projects. In the ethos of its founder, the gallery continues to support and acquire contemporary art. In recent years the gallery has received notable gifts and bequests including Francis Bacon’s studio and archive and a collection of works by Sean Scully. In 1933, the gallery moved from its temporary residence to Charlemont House built in 1763.  In 2006 a new wing was built doubling the gallery’s exhibition spaces. The gallery is a registered charity and is part of Dublin City Council. See www.hughlane.ie.


Grant Period:

Grant Period: 6 - 12 months (preferred) commencing September 2017.


Candidate Profile:

The Commission is seeking applicants who:

  -Candidates should possess a Bachelor of Arts degree and ideally an M.A. in Philosophy or Arts Education;
  -Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
  -Candidates should have some proven experience with working in the area of arts education, have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work on their own initiative as well as with a team;
  -Outline a strong rationale for pursuing this project with the Gallery & Dublin City;
  -Demonstrate leadership attributes or potential;
  -Indicate how they will benefit the Fulbright Program / Commission in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes


Graduate Degree Enrollment: No


Affiliation:

Applicants are responsible for establishing their affiliation with the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and including an initial letter of affiliation in their application. The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should conduct their own initial research and make contact with the Hugh Lane. Applicants are encouraged to contact Tara Robertson in the gallery, email: [email protected]  prior to contacting the Commission for advice. Also see www.hughlane.ie.


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

maximum stipend of €20,000.  No dependent benefits are paid.


Ineligibility:

Candidates currently residing in the Republic of Ireland are not eligible to apply.


Special Application Instructions:

In the Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select Dublin City Gallery from the drop down menu.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright/University College Cork Taught Master's in Creative Writing Award

Award Profile:

Grantee may pursue a taught Masters in Creative Writing at University College Cork which was established in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges at Cork, Galway and Belfast.  Located on a beautiful, historic campus, University College Cork has grown from 115 students to over 20,000, from one building to dozens, from less than 20 staff to more than 1,600 today. The MA in Creative Writing at University College Cork encourages students to be curious about literature, to pursue creative excellence and to develop their writing in a university atmosphere. The course as a whole encourages and supports a full exploration of the creative self while also maintaining a strong vocational emphasis. All of University College Cork’s courses are embedded in Cork’s dynamic creative milieu, rooted in expert practice and taught by highly accomplished professionals. A rich variety of modules are available, including Fiction, Poetry and Life Writing. Creative non-fiction options include innovative courses in Food Writing and Writing for Radio.


Grant Period:

Grant period: 12 months commencing September 2017.


Candidate Profile:

The Commission is seeking applicants who:

1. Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
2. Demonstrate leadership experience, attributes and, or potential;
3. Outline a strong rationale and feasible methodology for pursuing a degree in University College Cork that indicates how a Fulbright to Ireland fits into their longer term goals;
4. Demonstrate the benefit of becoming a Fulbrighter; to themselves (personally and professionally), to their discipline, to society, to Ireland, to the Fulbright Program / Commission and to the US when they return;
5. Extend themselves beyond their project / studies to become actively involved in Irish society and the work of the Fulbright Commission.  The Commission is keen to support projects that brings awardees into contact with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly outside of academia, to maximize their academic / cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the Fulbright Program in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: No


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

Affiliation Applicants will need to apply for admission to the Masters in Creative Writing as per University College Cork’s admissions procedures. Applicants are expected to have proof of acceptance onto the Master's in Creative Writing program by the time of submission of their Fulbright application. The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should make initial enquiries with the MA Course Director, Dr Eibhear Walshe, email:  [email protected] prior to contacting the Commission.

University College Cork will consider applications from graduates of all disciplines. Applicants are expected to have a cumulative GPA of 3.2.  Applicants with relevant writing or arts experience (e.g. working in publishing, journalism or arts administration) are also invited to apply. All applicants will be asked to submit a piece of creative writing of 1000 words (any genre).


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

University College Cork has agreed a tuition waiver for a Fulbright grantee enrolled on the Master's in Creative Writing.

Benefits Maximum stipend of €15,000.  No dependent benefits are paid.


Ineligibility:

Candidates currently residing in the Republic of Ireland are not eligible to apply.


Special Application Instructions:

In your Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select UCC Creative Writing Grant from the drop down menu. Please select Arts for the Grant Category, and submit supplemental materials for Creative Writing.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


2 Fulbright/National University of Ireland Galway Award for Archival Research

Award Profile:

Grantees may pursue independent post-graduate research related to their PhD studies at the Archives Collections of the James Hardiman Library at the National University of Ireland Galway.  The Archives comprise over 350 collections, ranging from one postcard to 300 boxes of material, and dating from 1485 to the present. From Queen's College to National University of Ireland Galway, the University's past is intertwined with the history of Galway and Ireland. With over 90 buildings on 105 hectares of land, NUI Galway is right in the heart of Galway city. NUI Galway has over 17,000 students, more than 2,400 staff and a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence.  


Grant Period:

Grant period: 6 months commencing August or September 2017.


Candidate Profile:

The Commission is seeking applicants who:

1. Are currently registered for a PhD in the US and have completed one year of research;
2. Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
3. Demonstrate leadership experience, attributes and, or potential;
4. Outline a strong rationale and feasible methodology for conducting research at the National University of Ireland Galway that indicates how a Fulbright to Ireland fits into their longer term goals;
5. Demonstrate the benefit of becoming a Fulbrighter; to themselves (personally and professionally), to their discipline, to society, to Ireland, to the Fulbright Program / Commission and to the US when they return;
6. Extend themselves beyond their project / studies to become actively involved in Irish society and the work of the Fulbright Commission.  The Commission is keen to support projects that brings awardees into contact with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly outside of academia, to maximize their academic / cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the Fulbright Program in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: English unless the applicant wishes to study Irish language archival material. Applicants interested in researching Irish language materials will need to demonstrate relevant competency in the Irish Language. Those applicants must submit the language of nomination form with their applications and if recommended for an award may be asked to take the Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (The European Certificate in Irish) exam.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes


Graduate Degree Enrollment: No


Affiliation:

Applicants are responsible for establishing their affiliation with the Archives Collections of the James Hardiman Library at the National University of Ireland Galway and including an initial letter of affiliation in their application. The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should conduct their own initial research into the Archives Collections. Applicants are encouraged to contact Barry Houlihan in the in the Archives Collections, email: [email protected] prior to contacting the Commission for advice.


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

Maximum stipend of €10,000. No dependent benefits are paid. Applicants will not be liable for tuition from NUI Galway.


Ineligibility:

Candidates currently residing in the Republic of Ireland are not eligible to apply.

 


Special Application Instructions:

In the Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select Archival Research from the drop down menu.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright/University College Cork Masters in Irish Writing & Film Award

Award Profile:

Grantee may pursue a taught Masters in Irish Writing and Film at University College Cork which was established in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges at Cork, Galway and Belfast.  Located on a beautiful, historic campus, University College Cork has grown from 115 students to over 20,000, from one building to dozens, from less than 20 staff to more than 1,600 today. The MA in Irish Writing and Film at University College Cork will introduce you to an exceptionally rich body of cultural texts whose breadth and diversity continues to generate scholarly debate. With expert guidance, you will discover the historical and cultural contexts that inform Irish culture up to the present day, and engage in debate on a wide range of issues. You will read key texts from the eighteenth century to the present and be encouraged to engage with some of the most influential critical and theoretical models currently being applied in the analysis of Irish literature and film. You will also develop independent research in the field under the expert guidance of our academics, many of whom are themselves authors of important studies of Irish culture.


Grant Period:

Grant period: 12 months commencing September 2017.


Candidate Profile:

The Commission is seeking applicants who:

1. Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
2. Demonstrate leadership experience, attributes and, or potential;
3. Outline a strong rationale and feasible methodology for pursuing a degree at University College Cork that indicates how a Fulbright to Ireland fits into their longer term goals;
4. Demonstrate the benefit of becoming a Fulbrighter; to themselves (personally and professionally), to their discipline, to society, to Ireland, to the Fulbright Program / Commission and to the US when they return;
5. Extend themselves beyond their project / studies to become actively involved in Irish society and the work of the Fulbright Commission.  The Commission is keen to support projects that brings awardees into contact with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly outside of academia, to maximize their academic / cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the Fulbright Program in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: No


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

Applicants will need to apply for admission to the Masters in Irish Writing and Film as per University College Cork’s admissions procedures.  Applicants are not expected to have a letter of admission at time of application but should state that they are applying to University College Cork in their applications.  Final offers will be subject to admission by University College Cork.  The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should make initial enquiries with the MA Course Director, Dr. Heather Laird, email: [email protected]  prior to contacting the Commission.

University College Cork will consider applications from graduates with a primary degree in English or a similar subject. Applicants are expected to have a cumulative GPA of 3.3.   


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

University College Cork has agreed a tuition waiver for a Fulbright grantee enrolled on the Master's in Irish Writing and Film award. Maximum stipend of €15,000.  No dependent benefits are paid.


Ineligibility:

Candidates currently residing in the Republic of Ireland are not eligible to apply.


Special Application Instructions:

In the Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select UCC Irish Writing and Film from the drop down menu.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright/Uversity Masters in Creative Process Award

Award Profile:

Uversity is a new concept in the Irish higher education sector, offering international students the opportunity to design a personalized Master of Arts in Creative Process, using resources from twenty four leading institutions across the island of Ireland. The program is a 12-month creative and academic journey that integrates study, creative practice, and cultural immersion. It draws upon the academic resources of 24 colleges and universities on the island of Ireland. Working with a personal mentor, you craft a program uniquely suited to advancing your artistic and career objectives. Throughout the year, you will attend a core curriculum as a group, while individually pursuing courses in your areas of specialty and immersing yourself in Ireland's artistic and cultural communities. A final creative project is the program's capstone. The Uversity Master of Arts in Creative Process is a 90 ECTS degree program at Level 9 on the Irish Qualifications Framework (NFQ) awarded by the National University of Ireland.


Grant Period:

 10-12 months commencing September 2017.


Candidate Profile:

The Commission is seeking applicants who:

1. Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
2. Demonstrate leadership experience, attributes and, or potential;
3. Outline a strong rationale and feasible methodology for pursuing a degree at Uversity that indicates how a Fulbright to Ireland fits into their longer term goals;
4. Demonstrate the benefit of becoming a Fulbrighter; to themselves (personally and professionally), to their discipline, to society, to Ireland, to the Fulbright Program / Commission and to the US when they return;
5. Extend themselves beyond their project / studies to become actively involved in Irish society and the work of the Fulbright Commission.  The Commission is keen to support projects that brings awardees into contact with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly outside of academia, to maximize their academic / cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the Fulbright Program in Ireland.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: No


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

Applicants will need to apply for admission to the Master's in Creative Process Program at Uversity as per Uversity’s admissions procedures.  Applicants are not expected to have a letter of admission at time of application.  Final offers will be subject to admission by Uversity.  The Fulbright Commission can assist with / advise on this process but applicants should make initial enquiries with Uversity prior to contacting the Commission.


Affiliation Fees/Tuition:

Tuition waiver and maximum stipend of €15,000.  No dependent benefits are paid.


Ineligibility:

Candidates currently residing in the Republic of Ireland are not eligible to apply.


Special Application Instructions:

In the Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select Uversity Masters from the drop down menu.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


I am a....

Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply.  All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses.  Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student you would be eligible to apply in your senior year.  If you are a graduate student you are eligible to apply to most countries as long as you will not have a PhD degree on the application deadline.

Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Program for Foreign Students in your home country.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree then you could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts.  Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying.  Artists with more experience should consider applying for Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

FPA

Placeholder

U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Professor

If you are a non-U.S. citizen and a professor interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award to the United States you would need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country.  Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.