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 post-graduate research in the United States for a period of 4 months / 1 semester, up to 1 year. Fulbright Student Awardees go to the United States to: - complete a Masters or PhD at a US institution; degree-seeking awards. - conduct research as part of a current post-graduate 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.
Fulbright Irish Student applicants must: - be an Irish citizen or E.U. citizen living in the Republic of Ireland for three or more years - be a current or prospective postgraduate student with a minimum 2.1 - not be a dual U.S.-Irish citizen, green card holder, or currently living in the U.S. - not already have extensive experience of studying or living in the U.S. In addition, applicants must demonstrate academic and personal excellence, a strong rationale for going to the United States, a robust program of study or research, strong leadership skills or potential, and an understanding and commitment to the ethos of being a Fulbrighter.