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Fulbright techimpact awards
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The Irish Fulbright Commission invites applications for its techimpact awards. These enable Irish or EU citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for the past three years to complete short-term, non-commercial projects and research in the US for a period of two weeks to three months. The following awards are available:

•Fulbright-techimpact scholar award supports candidates across all disciplines and is designed to respond to the potential and pace of ICT;

•Fulbright-techimpact cybersecurity award at Boston College enables a postdoctoral scholar or professional to undertake non-commercial research and attend modules of the master of science in cybersecurity policy and governance at Boston College – special consideration will be given to applicants involved in cybersecurity technology impacting management and leadership or those who need to research and learn about cybersecurity in industries such as finance;

•Fulbright-techimpact cybersecurity award at Georgetown University enables a postdoctoral scholar or professional to undertake non-commercial research at the university with special consideration given to applicants in areas of cybersecurity technology impacting ethics, or those who wish to conduct research and learn about cybersecurity in industry.

Applicants must possess a PhD or three to five more years relevant professional experience. Applicants should not already have extensive experience of studying or living in the US. Dual US-Irish citizens, green card holders and current US residents may not apply.

The awards held and Boston College and Georgetown University may be held for two to three months. The regular award may last between two weeks and three months. The award includes a monetary award to support travel, living, and related expenses. It also comprises accident and emergency insurance, cultural and orientation programming, and J-1 visa administration. In addition, the award at Boston College includes a tuition waiver for a module of the master of science in cybersecurity policy and governance programme.

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Funding Agency: 
Irish Fulbright Commission
Deadline: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019