Scholarships: Fulbright Commission
In 2012, the Institute offered 6 Fulbright Commission sholarships.
We are delighted to announce that a further 6 Fulbright Commission Scholarships will be offered each year for the next three years starting Summer 2013. Full details on the application procedure can be obtained on Fulbright's website.
The John Fairleigh Scholarship John Fairleigh Application Form (pdf file)
This scholarship honours the continuing work of John Fairleigh in promoting the inclusion of Irish Studies in the curriculum of Balkan and Baltic universities. He has published several anthologies of Irish and Romanian literature in translation. In recognition of his dedication to the dissemination of Irish and Romanian culture, President Emil Constantinescu invested him in November 2000 as a Commander of the Romanian Order of Merit.
The scholarship is available to students following courses in Irish Studies at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, Romania. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and accommodation in a single room at the Summer School. The cost of return economy-class flights to Belfast from Romania will also be reimbursed (mid-way through the Summer School programme).
Applications will be judged by a panel on the basis of academic merit and reasons for taking the course.
- Please send original applications by post only – scholarship applications received by e-mail or fax will not be accepted. Please ensure you post your application to the exact address on the last page of the application form.
- Please ensure you enclose transcripts or copies of certificates showing your qualifications with your scholarship application or it will not be considered.
- Applicants must be aged 18 or over by 21 July 2013.
- Closing date for John Fairleigh Scholarship applications is 22 March 2013.