Fulbright-HRB HealthImpact Award

Fulbright-HRB HealthImpact Award

        Link: http://www.hrb.ie/index.php?id=1003&tx_hrbgrants_pi1%5BshowUid%5D=159

Summary: The Fulbright Commission and the Health Research Board are offering a unique opportunity for an Irish Professional with 5 years or more experience to travel to the U.S. to undertake research or professional development in any area of Health.
For all grants, the Fulbright Commission is seeking excellent applicants with strong leadership potential and a commitment to the ethos of being a Fulbrighter. Applications from health professionals, senior health research administrators, health research managers and researchers in the following fields would be particularly welcomed by HRB & Fulbright:
Research management in a healthcare settingDevelopment & implementation of institutional health research strategiesPublic and patient involvement in health researchHealth services and health systems researchImplementation researchHealth research policy
This is an opportunity to undertake research or professional development in the U.S. for a period of 3-6 months

Must be an Irish Citizen, or an E.U. citizen who has lived in the Republic of Ireland for 3+ yearsMust be holders of an honours bachelor degree or master’s degree from a Recognised College with five years relevant professional experienceMust secure acceptance or affiliation with a recognised U.S. institutionOpen to all healthcare disciplines as described in the awardLeadership qualities and potential are essentialMust have a clear understanding of what it means to be a FulbrighterMust not be a dual U.S.-Irish citizen, green card holder, or currently living in the U.S., or already have extensive experience of studying or living in the U.S.

How to apply
Applications must be submitted to the Fulbright Commission
If you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above, please email awards@fulbright.ie stating:
Your full nameArea of studyWhere you intend to undertake research or professional developmentHow long you intend to undertake research or professional development in the US. The allowable period is 3 to 6 monthsHome institution
Fulbright will then issue you the link to the online application system (known as Embark) and the guidelines.

Submission and deadline
Submission is through the Fulbright online application system. The deadline is 28 October 2016 at 4.00 pm
Contact: awards@fulbright.ie