A program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards


All Disciplines

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Lecturing/teaching/community outreach will be done in consultation with host institution. Conducting/presenting research will ideally be done in collaboration with host institution's staff and/or resources.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Three to 10 months
Grant Dates

One-semester grants may begin in September 2019 or January 2020; two-semester grants must begin in September 2019.


Applicants should arrange affiliation with an Irish institution.

Preference will be given to recommended candidates who seek affiliation with recently established research centers and institutions that have not recently hosted a Fulbright Scholar.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Special Features

The Fulbright Commission in Ireland annually offers Irish institutions an opportunity to contribute to the Fulbright Program through cost-sharing. These arrangements allow the Commission to increase the number of awards available and to maximize institutional involvement in the program.

Scholars are not expected to seek cost-sharing during the application process. The Commission will seek cost-sharing once it receives the panel of recommended Scholars from CIES.

Number of Grants
Two to three
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Application Deadline
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Analyst

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