Fulbright-Marine Institute Award to conduct research in US: Apply now

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.


Research/Teach in the United States 

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
  • 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.loughney@fulbright.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@fulbright.ie to answer application queries.

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