Fulbright-NUI Scholar Award

At a glance

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  • You must be an NUI graduate to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to awards@nui.ie


The Fulbright Commission and the National University of Ireland are delighted to offer a new post-doctoral level scholar award for early career researchers to enable them to complete post-doctoral or professional research or lecturing in the United States for a period ranging from a minimum of three months to a maximum of 12 months.

Applicants must be NUI graduates and holders of either

  • (i) a PhD or
  • (ii) a Post-Doctoral Fellowship awarded in a constituent university (UCD, UCC, NUI Galway, Maynooth University) or other NUI member institution no earlier than 5 years previously, i.e. 2015.


The Fulbright-NUI Scholar Award 2020 – 2021 competition is now closed for applications.

The competition will open again in Autumn 2020.

For more information, view the information sheet below, or visit the Fulbright Ireland website.


To find out more, visit: http://www.nui.ie/awards/PostDoctoralFellowships/#Fulbright


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