2016 Government of Ireland awards postgraduate scholarship for scholars from any country, and applications are submitted till 16.00 (Irish time) 3rd February 2016. Scholarship is awarded for qualified Research Master’s and Doctoral candidates pursuing or intending to pursue full-time research in any discipline, based in an Irish HEI. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): Higher education institutions (HEIs) in Ireland | Ireland
& Doctoral Degree
is awarded in any discipline, based in an Irish HEI.
is available to masters and doctoral students for pursuing full
time research at an eligible HEI within Ireland.
of Ireland and the higher education institutions (HEIs)
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016 Government of Ireland awards postgraduate scholarship is targeted for International Students:
is offered for research masters degree: 12 months
research masters degree: 24 months
-for traditional doctoral
degree: 36 months
-for structured doctoral degree: 48 months
‣ Scholarship covers: The total value of the 2016 Government of Ireland awards postgraduate scholarship Enterprise Partnership Scheme Postgraduate Scholarship and all strategic funding partner scholarships, will be up to a maximum of €24,000 in any approved year and will consist of the following: -A maintenance award of €16,000 per annum within the Funding Term; -Contribution to fees, including non-EU scholarship fees, paid to the HEI up to a maximum of €5,750. Any differential must be paid by the Scholar and/or HEI per annum. Scholars who hold a fee waiver from their HEI, or where no fee is required, or where fees are paid in full or in part by a third party, must inform the Council and the appropriate offices in their HEI and will not be eligible for the fee portion of the Scholarship. their HEI, or where no fee is required, or where fees are paid in full or in part by a third party, must inform the Council and the appropriate offices in their HEI and will not be eligible for the fee portion of the Scholarship. -The maximum that can be spent in any year of the Scholarship is €24,000, plus any unspent balance of eligible direct research support expenses carried over from the previous year of the Scholarship. Apart from this exception, funds may not be carried forward from one year to the next.
‣ The 2016 Government of Ireland awards postgraduate scholarship Scheme offers scholarships for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a Research Masters or a PhD (either traditional or structured) in any discipline at an eligible HEI within Ireland. The Council does not fund taught Masters.
addition, a number of targeted Scholarships are offered in
collaboration with our strategic funding partners. Applicants may
only apply for one Scholarship and should carefully consider which
Scholarship to apply for. Full descriptions of each of the Strategic
Funding Partner scholarships can be found in the Appendices of the
Scheme Terms & Conditions.
must be full-time students affiliated with an eligible HEI in
not be a permanent member of staff in an HEI or in a non-Irish based
research body or HEI.
have a first class or upper second-class honours primary degree, or
the equivalent4. If examination results are not known at the time of
application, the Council may make a provisional offer of a
Scholarship on condition that the Scholar’s undergraduate degree
result is a first class- or upper second-class honours, or the
degree results may be considered to take precedence over the results
Council decision on these matters is final;
not have applied more than once to the Scheme (including strategic
partner themes within the Scheme).
‣ This includes applications since 2009 to the EMBARK scheme previously run by the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (IRCSET), and the Government of Ireland Scholarship Scheme previously run by the Irish Council for Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS).
(a)and at the time of application:
Notification of 2016 Government of Ireland awards postgraduate scholarship results
will be notified by June
Scholarship Application Method
will only be accepted through the electronic submission system, which
will be launched in due course.
“Guidelines for Applicants” document will be posted below once
the online system opens. In advance of the e-system and as an aid to
preparing an application, an indicative word document version of the
application form is provided below.
Supervisor, Referee and (where relevant) Enterprise Mentor forms will
be available in due course. All electronic applications must be
submitted via the e-system
Application Due Date:
forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure (http://www.research.ie/sites/default/files/goipg_2016_guide_for_applicants.pdf ) , and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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