Fulbright-HRB Health Impact Awards

The Fulbright Commission and the Health Research Board (HRB) are offering a unique opportunity for Irish professionals with five or more years’ experience in their field to travel to the USA to undertake research or professional development in any area of health.

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 the HRB and the Fulbright Commission:

  • Research management in a healthcare setting
  • Development and implementation of institutional health research strategies
  • Public and patient involvement in health research
  • Health services and health systems research
  • Implementation research
  • Health research policy

This is an opportunity to undertake research or professional development in the USA for a period of between three and six months.

Applications are now open with a closing date of 4.00 pm on 31st October 2019. Full details of the award and the application process are available on the HRB website.