Government of Ireland 2024 Postgraduate Scholarships (Fully Funded)
The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Program for the 2023/2024 academic year is currently accepting applications. This fully funded scholarship opportunity is available to international students interested in studying in Ireland and is open to applicants from all academic fields who plan to begin their studies in September 2024.
The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is a well-established national initiative. It receives funding from the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science, and its administration is overseen by the Council. This scholarship program is known for its high level of competitiveness, boasting an average success rate of 18% over the last five years.
The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship is a prestigious and competitive program funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science. It is designed to support international students across various academic disciplines who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in Ireland, commencing in September 2024. With an average success rate of 18% over the past five years, this scholarship offers an exceptional opportunity for qualified applicants to further their education in Ireland. Interested individuals are encouraged to consult the 2024 call documentation and complete the eligibility form via the online system to begin their application process.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Ireland
Host Institution(s): Higher Institutions in Ireland
Scholarship Worth: Up to €28,000 per annum
Number of Awards: Not Stated (Several)
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (Master’s, Doctorate)
Nationality: International Students
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship:
- There is no age limit for applicants to be eligible for either programme type.
- All applicants must be affiliated with an eligible Irish higher education institution or research-performing organisation.
- Applications will only be accepted in either the Irish or English language
- Applicants must not have had two previous unsuccessful applications to the relevant programme, including to strategic partner themes.
- All applicants will be required to complete and pass an eligibility quiz on the
- online application system prior to accessing an application form
- It is important you read the call for application for the full eligibility conditions
Benefits for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship:
- a stipend of €19,000 per annum;
- a contribution to fees (up to a maximum of €5,750 per annum for non-EU fees);
- eligible direct research expenses of €3,250 per annum.
Application Procedures for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship (How to Apply):
Prospective applicants who meet the qualifications are encouraged to review the 2024 call documentation and initiate the application process by filling out the eligibility form. Please note that indicative versions of the applicant and supervisor forms are available solely for informational purposes. All participants are required to generate and submit their forms through the online system.
Call open 31 August 2023
FAQ deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 05 October 2023
Applicant deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 12 October 2023
Supervisor /Mentor deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 19 October 2023
Research office endorsement deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 26 October 2023
Call outcome April 2024
Award start date 1 September 2024
Please note that the timings provided here are indicative and may be subject to change.
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