Open Calls

Fulbright (Outgoing) 2019/2020

Fulbright Ireland and GSI have once again partnered for the US Fulbright Student and Scholar awards programme 2019-2020. This programme invites Irish based geoscience researchers to be hosted by a research active institutes in the USA usually for a period of 4-12 months. GSI Awardees are expected to carry out research, share knowledge and engage in cultural exchange programmes. Two recent Fulbright-GSI awardees are Dr Aggeliki Georgiopoulou (UCD to USGS Woods Hole) and Dr Gavin Kenny (TCD to Boise State University, Idaho)
Applicants must include in their application a letter of invitation from the planned host.

Salary and research costs are not covered by this award - this is for travel and subsistence costs, plus accident and emergency insurance, cultural and professional programming, and J-1 visa administration. Budget depend on the duration and location of stay.

Closing date & submission
The closing date for applications is  6 November 2018. Further information and the application can be found on the Fulbright website.
Applicants must use the Fulbright online system, but you must register interest to gain access.

GSI will support applications in the Earth science/geoscience areas but please contact for confirmation before submitting applications.